Base peak chromatogram

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Base peak chromatogram (BPC)
base peak chromatogram

base peak ion chromatogram

Chromatogram obtained by plotting the signal of the ions represented by the base peak detected in each of a series of mass spectra recorded as a function of retention time.

Note: This term should be used for samples introduced following a chromatographic separation.
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W. M. A. Niessen. In The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry, M. L. Gross, R. M. Caprioli (Eds.), Elsevier (2006).

From Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.

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