University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (7): 185-186.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202004017

Special Issue: 有机化学课程与实验教学

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Disagreement on the Chinese Translation of "Red-Al"

Zhanhui Yang()   

  • Received:2020-04-07 Accepted:2020-05-25 Published:2020-05-28
  • Contact: Zhanhui Yang


Red-Al is a very important aluminium-based reducing reagent. The prevous Chinese translation of "RedAl" was "red aluminium", based on the spelling instead of looking into the meaning. This paper suggests "reducing aluminium" for the translation.

Key words: Red-Al, Red aluminium, Reducing aluminium, Chemical terminology


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