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Amino acids play an important role in the study of biochemistry. The following nonpolar amino acids are hydrophobic, or water-hating. They don't gratefully interact with (dissolve in) water. Here are the nonpolar amino acids:

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John T. Moore, EdD, is regents professor of chemistry at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas and the author of numerous books on chemistry. Richard Langley has taught at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas since 1982. He is the author of 500 Physical Chemistry Questions and coauthor of numerous other books, including Chemistry for the Utterly Confused, Organic Chemistry II For Dummies, and Biochemistry For Dummies.

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