WHAT ARE AMPHIPHILIES?

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Siva Mavuduru's picture

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These are molecules which contain hydrophilic part and hydrophobic part Reference: http://www.simscience.org/membranes/advanced/essay/surfactants.html
K Rajakrishna's picture

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amphiphiles:("amphi"= both, "philic" = loving) A molecules that consist of both a hydrophobic and a hydrophilic part are called amphiphiles. Reference: http://www.vcbio.science.ru.nl/en/fesem/applets/amphiphiles/
VOLETI VIJAYA KUMAR's picture

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Amphiphile (from the Greek amfis, amphis: both and filia, philia: love, friendship) is a term describing a chemical compound possessing both hydrophilic (water-loving) and lipophilic (fat-loving) properties. Such a compound is called amphiphilic or amphipathic.

VIJAYA KUMAR.VOLETI M.Pharmacy

Asst Professor

Raos college of Pharamcy

Nellore

Ankur sood's picture

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thank you for your reply with regards ankur sood

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