Deconvoluted mass spectrum

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Deconvoluted mass spectrum
Mass spectrum processed with an algorithm designed to extract a desired signal or signals from raw experimental data in which the desired signals have been complicated (convolved) by some interferences or in some other way.

Note: Examples of deconvoluted mass spectra include mass spectra corrected for instrumental mass bias, or extraction of spectra for pure components from the spectrum of a mixture, or a mass (not m/z) spectrum of a biopolymer from an electrospray ionization spectrum containing peaks corresponding to several charge states.
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H. S. Gadgil, G. D. Pipes, T. M. Dillon, M. J. Treuheit, P. V. Bondarenko. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 17, 867 (2006). ( )

B. N. Colby. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 3, 558 (1992). ( )

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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