Difference between revisions of "Precursor ion"
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that reacts to form particular [[product ion]]s. The reaction can be unimolecular dissociation, ion/molecule reaction, isomerization, or change in charge state.
The term [[parent ion]] is .
Revision as of 02:16, 4 August 2006
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Orange Book Entry
Synonymous with Parent Ion. Instead of the use of parent ion and daughter ion terms the precursor and product ion terms are preferred respectively.