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NIST 1. NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral LibraryNIST '98 ASCII Version



Stephen E. Stein


NIST '98 is a fully evaluated collection of electron-ionization mass spectra. It is the product of a ten-year effort by a team of experienced mass spectrometrists in which each spectrum was examined for correctness.This has led to thousands of selections, deletions and modifications to produce an optimal reference library of compound identification by spectrummatching and library searching. All decisions required agreement by two evaluators, as described in presentations at major conferences.A 75% increase in coverage was accomplished primarily by the addition of complete, high-quality spectra either measured specifically for the library or taken from major practical collections, including:Chemical Concepts - including Prof. Henneberg's industrial chemicalscollectionGeorgia and Virginia Crime LaboratoriesTNO Flavors and FragrancesAAFS Toxicology Section, Drug LibraryAssociation of Official Racing ChemistsSt. Louis University Urinary AcidsVERIFIN & CBDCOM Chemical Weapons
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analysis, chemical analysis, chemical databases, chemical structure, chemistry, mass spectra, mass spectrometry


Stein, S. (2008), NIST 1. NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral LibraryNIST '98 ASCII Version, World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems (Accessed July 15, 2024)


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Created October 16, 2008