A molecule having both hydrophobic and hydrophilic regions is called..

Options :
  1. Amphipathic
  2. Amphoteric
  3. Biphilic
  4. Omniphilic
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1

Explanation:

Amphiphile is a term describing a chemical compound possessing both hydrophilic (water-loving, polar) and lipophilic (fat-loving) properties. Such a compound is called amphiphilic or amphipathic.

How do you rate this queston?  Very Easy  Easy  Average  Above Average  Tough

Previous Question : Which is the rate controlling enzyme of Hexose monophosphate shunt?

Next Question : Adynylate cyclase catalyzes the production of...

Click here for online test on Biochemistry

Responses


 (Getemail alerts when others member replies)







The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth.
-Rumi