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Hydrophilic Interactions

Interactions between water and other molecules are called hydrophilic interactions. The molecules' charged parts are attracted to the charges within the water molecule.

The picture below shows a glucose molecule in solution. The water molecules surrounding it are shown in blue color.

Glucose molecules have hydroxyl (OH--) groups which attract water. When sugar is in a crystal form, the molecules are attracted to the water and go into solution.

Once in solution the molecules stay in solution, in part because they are surrounded by water molecules. This layer of water molecules is called a hydration shell.

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