Why #D_2O# is hydrophobic in nature?

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Aug 17, 2016

Answer:

#D_2O# is NOT a hydrophobe.

Explanation:

#D_2O#, i.e. #""^2H_2O#, is an isotopomer of water. Water and heavy water would be infinitely miscible. Certainly, if you are a big enough pratt to leave your bottle of heavy water open, it will exchange protons with atmospheric water.