Dalton

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IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS 2013

K. K. Murray, R. K. Boyd, M. N. Eberlin, G. J. Langley, L. Li and Y. Naito, Pure Appl. Chem., 2013, 85, 1515-1609, 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06.

Dalton
Da

See unified atomic mass unit.

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


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GOLD BOOK DEFINITION

IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the “Gold Book”). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997).

Dalton

Non-SI unit of mass (symbol Da), equal to the unified atomic mass unit (atomic mass constant). It is often used in biochemistry and molecular biology although it was never approved by the Conférence Général des Poids et Mesures.

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