Science Quiz / 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
Latin for 'silk'
Greek for 'bird'
Greek for 'red'
Greek for 'flesh'
Greek for 'bladder'
Greek for 'loosening, dissolution'
Greek for 'white'
Latin for 'watermelon'
Greek for 'sweet'
Greek for 'cheese'
*Latin for 'bull'
Greek words for 'rubbing' and 'to appear'

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