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How do I get “et al.” to appear in italics when using \textcite or \citeauthor with biblatex

I'm using biblatex with the chem-rsc package option. I sometimes make use of the \textcite{<key>} or \citeauthor{<key>} commands to put the authors' name into text. When there are many, ...
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Representing D- and L- in chemical names

Using LaTeX, how does one typeset the D- and L- prefixes, which refer to dextrorotatory and levorotatory isomers. I have tried \footnotesize~D\normalsize and it looks okay, but didn't know if there ...