Science / Etymology series: amino acids

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Can you name the amino acids given the origins of their names?

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Origin of nameAmino acidFurther etymology
Greek for 'bird'
Latin for 'silk'
Greek for 'red'
Greek for 'loosening, dissolution'
*Latin for 'bull'
Latin for 'watermelon'
Greek for 'sweet'
Greek for 'cheese'
Greek for 'flesh'
Greek for 'bladder'
Greek words for 'rubbing' and 'to appear'
Greek for 'white'

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