anfipático

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From anfi- +‎ -pático.

Adjective[edit]

anfipático m (feminine singular anfipática, masculine plural anfipáticos, feminine plural anfipáticas, comparable)

  1. (chemistry, of a molecule) amphipathic (having both hydrophobic and hydrophilic groups)
  2. (biochemistry, of an alpha helix) amphipathic (having one surface with hydrophilic amino acids and the opposite surface with hydrophobic or lipophilic aminoacids)