Hydrophobicity is the @A00472@ of non-polar groups or molecules in an aqueous environment which arises from the tendency of water to exclude non-polar molecules.
Source: PAC, 1997, 69, 1137. (Glossary of terms used in computational drug design (IUPAC Recommendations 1997)) on page 1145 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'hydrophobicity' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.HT06964 RISBibTexEndNote