- Of or regarding a molecule having a polar, water-soluble group attached to a nonpolar, water-insoluble hydrocarbon chain.
- Being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups.
- Having one area composed of hydrophilic amino acids additionally the opposing surface composed of hydrophobic (or lipophilic) ones.
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