Meaning Amphiphilic
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Amphiphilic


A compound containing a large organic cation or anion which possesses a long unbranched hydrocarbon chain, e.g. H3C(CH2)nCO2-M+ H3C(CH2)nSO3-M+ H3C(CH2)nN(CH3)3+X- (n > 7). The existence of distinct polar (hydrophilic) and non polar (hydrophobic) regions in the molecule promotes the formation of micelles in dilute aqueous solution. amphiprotic ( [..]
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Amphiphilic


See amphiphile.
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Synonyms: amphipathic. Origin: amphi-+ G. Philos, fond (05 Mar 2000)
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[adjective] (from the Greek amphi, "both," and philic, "loves," so together it means "loves both") Molecules that are both water-soluble (hydrophilic) and oil-soluble (lipophilic). Appears in modules:
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Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry Amphiphilic (amphiphatic): A molecule having both hydrophobic (nonpolar) and hydrophilic (polar) regions. The cleansing properties of a soap or detergent such [..]
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From the greek meaning 'both' (something like amphi) and 'lover' (something like philos). An amphiphile is a molecule that has a strong attraction towards both polar solvents (like [..]
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