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According to the recommendations of the IUPAC Commission on Physical Organic Chemistry ["Names for Hydrogen Atoms, Ions, and Groups, and for Reactions Involving Them", Pure Appl. Chem., 60, 1115-1116 (1988)], the word "proton" should be restricted to the cation , the cation in its natural isotopic abundance being named "hydron".


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