Unified atomic mass unit

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Orange Book Entry

This unit (u) is based on the standard that the mass of 12C is exactly 12 u. The older symbol, amu, using the standard based on the mass of 16O is no longer recommended. In biochemistry the term dalton, symbol Da, is sometimes used but is not here recommended.

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