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Is this right?
amphipathic: a molecule in which there is a difference in water solubility between one end and the other owing to differences in polarity.
- King Cobra
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Pretty much right. One end of the molecule is water liking (Polar), other end is not liking water (Non polar).
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not necessarily ends. You have polar and nonpolar domain
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