amphiphilic

Amphiphilic - What does it mean?

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Amphophilic vs Amphiphilic - What's the difference?

amphophilic | amphiphilic |


As adjectives the difference between amphophilic and amphiphilic

is that amphophilic is (cytology) that can be stained with either an acidic or basic dye while amphiphilic is (chemistry|of a molecule) being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups.

Taxonomy vs Amphiphilic - What's the difference?

taxonomy | amphiphilic |


As a noun taxonomy

is the science or the technique used to make a classification.

As an adjective amphiphilic is

(chemistry|of a molecule) being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups.

Amphiphilic vs Amphipathicisaseealsoofamphiphilic - What's the difference?

amphiphilic | amphipathicisaseealsoofamphiphilic |

Amphiphilic vs Nonamphiphilic - What's the difference?

amphiphilic | nonamphiphilic |


As adjectives the difference between amphiphilic and nonamphiphilic

is that amphiphilic is (chemistry|of a molecule) being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups while nonamphiphilic is not amphiphilic.

Amphiphilic vs Amphiphilicity - What's the difference?

amphiphilic | amphiphilicity |


As an adjective amphiphilic

is (chemistry|of a molecule) being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups.

As a noun amphiphilicity is

(uncountable) the condition of being amphiphilic.

Surfactant vs Amphiphilic - What's the difference?

surfactant | amphiphilic |

Surfactant is a see also of amphiphilic.


As a noun surfactant

is (chemistry) a surface active agent, or wetting agent, capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid; typically organic compounds having a hydrophilic "head" and a hydrophobic "tail".

As an adjective amphiphilic is

(chemistry|of a molecule) being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups.

Amphoteric vs Amphiphilic - What's the difference?

amphoteric | amphiphilic |

Amphoteric is a see also of amphiphilic.


As adjectives the difference between amphoteric and amphiphilic

is that amphoteric is (chemistry) having the characteristics of both an acid and a base, and capable of reacting as either; amphiprotic while amphiphilic is (chemistry|of a molecule) being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups.

Amphiprotic vs Amphiphilic - What's the difference?

amphiprotic | amphiphilic |

Amphiprotic is a see also of amphiphilic.


As adjectives the difference between amphiprotic and amphiphilic

is that amphiprotic is (chemistry) being able to both donate and accept a proton, and thus being able to react both as an acid and a base; amphoteric while amphiphilic is (chemistry|of a molecule) being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups.

Amphipathic vs Amphiphilic - What's the difference?

amphipathic | amphiphilic |

Amphipathic is a see also of amphiphilic.


As adjectives the difference between amphipathic and amphiphilic

is that amphipathic is (chemistry) describing a molecule, such as a detergent, which has both hydrophobic and hydrophilic groups while amphiphilic is (chemistry|of a molecule) being a detergent: having both hydrophilic and hydrophobic (or lipophilic) groups.

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