We’re being asked to determine the chemical composition the groups that carry the negative charge in the given molecule.
•hydrophilic colloids become ionized once they come in contact with water
• hydrophobic colloidsare not ionized when placed in water, but they are able to pick up ions from the dispersion medium and become ionized
Looking at the given molecule:
Hydrophilic colloidal particle. Examples of the hydrophilic groups that help to keep a giant molecule (macromolecule) suspended in water.
What is the chemical composition of the groups that carry a negative charge?
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