| ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION
IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the “Orange Book”). Definitive Rules, 1979.
Synonymous with daughter ion. Instead of the use of parent ion and daughter ion terms the precursor and product ion terms are preferred respectively.
|IUPAC Orange Book Chapter 12|
|Index of Orange Book Terms|
See additional comments on the Product ion discussion page (archive of discussion between 2004 and 2006)