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.

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