Commonly occurring product ions for PC(16:0/16:1(9Z)) (View full structure)

m/zIon DescriptionStructure (click to enlarge)
731.5471Precursor ion [M+]-
716.5236Loss of CH3 and from precursor ion
645.4501Loss of choline and from precursor ion
480.3096Loss of sn2 acyl chain as ketene (RCH=C=O), CH3 and from precursor ion
478.2939Loss of sn1 acyl chain as ketene (RCH=C=O), CH3 and from precursor ion
462.2990Neutral loss of sn2 RCOOH group, loss of CH3 and from precursor ion
460.2834Neutral loss of sn1 RCOOH group, loss of CH3 and from precursor ion
255.2330sn1 RCOO- ion
253.2173sn2 RCOO- ion
224.0693Glycerophosphocholine with loss of CH3 and H2O
168.0431Phosphocholine with loss of CH3
152.9958Glycerol-3-phosphate ion with loss of H2O
96.9696H2PO4- ion (from phosphate)
78.9591PO3- ion (from phosphate)
Note: Structures of product ions may represent one of a number of possible isobaric molecules in some cases