Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry 6th Edition

Published by W.H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-42923-414-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-42923-414-6

Chapter 2 - Water - Problems: 1

Answer

Hydrogen Bonding

Work Step by Step

Water and ethanol are both polar molecules with O-H bonds. Molecules that contain these bonds are capable of an interaction known as hydrogen bonding. This makes ethanol easily soluble in water.
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