Cationized molecule

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Cationized molecule
Ion formed by the association of a cation with a molecule M.
Note 1: For example, [M + Na]+, [M + K]+, and [M + NH4]+.
Note 2: The terms quasi-molecular ion and pseudo-molecular ion are deprecated and should not be used in place of cationized molecule.
Related Term(s): adduct ion

J. F. J. Todd. Mass Spectrom. Rev. 10, 3 (1991). ( )

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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