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How can you tell if an amino acid is hydrophobic or hydrophillic?

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You can determine is the amino acid is hydrophobic or hydrophilic by looking at the structure of the amino acid. If the R group has a charge and there are OH groups it is not hydrophobic rather it is hydrophilic. If a ring is present and methyl groups dominate the end of the R group,  then it is hydrophobic. 

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