Amphiprotic and Amphoteric

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Amphiprotic and Amphoteric

Postby Josephine Lu 4L » Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:34 am

What is an example of a molecule that is amphoteric but not amphiprotic, and what makes it that way?

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Re: Amphiprotic and Amphoteric

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:23 pm

There are few examples that are biologically useful/common, but they involve acid base transfers that do not involve protons.

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