Difference between revisions of "Precursor ion"

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An ion that reacts to form particular product ions. The reaction could be unimolecular dissociation, an ion/molecule reaction, or involve simply a change in the number of charges. The older gender-specific terms parent ion and daughter (granddaughter) ion are not recommended.
  
  
== [[Orange Book]] Entry ==
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[Category:Ions]]
  
Synonymous with [[Parent Ion]]. Instead of the use of parent ion and daughter ion terms the precursor and product ion terms are preferred respectively.
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== related term ==
  
[[Category:Ions]]
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[[product ion]]

Revision as of 18:05, 3 February 2005

An ion that reacts to form particular product ions. The reaction could be unimolecular dissociation, an ion/molecule reaction, or involve simply a change in the number of charges. The older gender-specific terms parent ion and daughter (granddaughter) ion are not recommended.


[Category:Ions]]

related term

product ion