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amphipathic definition

  • adjective:
    • explaining a molecule, particularly a detergent, with both hydrophobic and hydrophilic groups.
    • usually refers to the surface(s) on a protein, specially an alpha helix, in which one area associated with alpha helix has actually hydrophilic amino acids in addition to other face features hydrophobic (or lipophilic) proteins.
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