TITLE

On the molecular basis of hydrophobicity: A Monte Carlo study of propionic acid hydration

AUTHOR(S)
SanRoman-Zimbron, M.L.; Ortega-Blake, I.
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;8/22/1997, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p3253
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a Monte Carlo simulation of propionic acid in aqueous solution. Structural and thermodynamic behavior of an amphiphile at various temperatures; Molecular basis of hydrophobicity; How solute-water interactions lead to a favorable enthalpic effect; Factors that cause hydrophobicity.
ACCESSION #
4266822

 

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