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.
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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 isomerization (change in connectivity) or change in the number of charges. The older gender-specific term parent ion ion is not recommended.
  
  

Revision as of 20:42, 17 February 2005

An ion that reacts to form particular product ions. The reaction could be unimolecular dissociation, an ion/molecule reaction, or involve simply isomerization (change in connectivity) or change in the number of charges. The older gender-specific term parent ion ion is not recommended.


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product ion