atomic mass unit

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unit of mass for expressing masses of atoms or molecules

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Step 5: The relationships between molar mass and relative atomic mass, and between mole and atomic mass unit were explained.
0556 atomic mass units (amu), compared with 179 amu as detected by a regular mass spectrometer.
So while most mass specs can distinguish between compounds weighing between 407 and 408 atomic mass units (amu) and between 408 and 409 amu, for example, the FT-ICR-MS can detect a substance with a mass of 407.
The largest protein known, titin weighs in at 3 million atomic mass units, or 3 million times the weight of a hydrogen atom.
But this element has an atomic mass that is more than 200 atomic mass Units (amu).