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Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by VandyDerm, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. VandyDerm

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    just curious....do shorter chains and more double bonds increase solubility in the aqeous medium...nto sure, but had a question on this.... thakns
     
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  3. HolyGrail

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    Like dissolves like.

    More double bonds will make a non-polar molecule more soluble in water. More non-polar sidechains are going to make the molecule just fall out of solution, while more polar sidechains will allow the molecule to become more soluble, so it really depends.
     

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