L-alanina

English translation: L-alanine

08:32 Sep 9, 2018
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
English term or phrase: L-alanina
Should I write items on the list "Amino Acid Profile" in a text describing a dietary supplement using capital letters (for example "L-alanine" v. "L-Alanine")?

For example:
L-Alanine
L-Arginine
L-Aspartic acid
L-Cysteine + L-Methionine
L-Glutamic acid
asia20002
Poland
Local time: 14:07
Selected answer:L-alanine
Explanation:

Lower case after the prefix.
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Didier Declercq (X)
Belgium
Local time: 14:07
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l-alanina
L-alanine


Explanation:

Lower case after the prefix.


    Reference: http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/AminoAcid/A1416.html
Didier Declercq (X)
Belgium
Local time: 14:07
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  dandamesh
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agree  philgoddard: It's not a proper noun.
4 hrs

agree  Tina Vonhof
5 hrs

agree  Jörgen Slet
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agree  Shekhar Banerjee
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