The Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry (KSABC) is a science society which promotes the adaptation of basic and applied researches on applied biological chemistry and their distribution in compliance with the Act on the Establishment & Management of a Corporation of Public Utility in order to meet up the needs of the society in general. Since its establishment as the Korean Society of Agricultural Chemistry and Biotechnology in March 26, 1960, its name has been changed as the current one for more active engagement in diverse research projects in order to adjust to the progressive academic development of agricultural chemistry.
KSABC publishes the bimonthly 'Applied Biological Chemistry' in English and the quarterly 'Journal of Applied Biological Chemistry' in Korean and English.
As embracing its 59th anniversary this year, KSABC is now actively participating in various research projects concerning biological chemistry, molecular biology, food science, natural products chemistry, agriculture, environmental science, and science of soil, fertilizer, and plant nutrition. Therefore, there is no doubt that KSABC shall serve as the backbone to facilitate the advancement of the related areas both in Korea and abroad in the coming years.