Find the best biochemistry best lessons, classes, and instructors at HeyKiki and learn about the science of biochemistry. Biochemistry focuses on studying the chemistry of living organisms. Biochemistry originated when the first enzyme, Amylase, was discovered in 1833. Since then other major discoveries include the discovery of genes and how they can transfer information, the development of the first PH meter in 1934, and the double helix model of DNA in 1953. Biochemistry has allowed the world to understand how living organisms function chemically from within, as a result, providing great insight for understanding organisms .