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Ohlenbusch et al. (2002) also demonstrated that Ca2+ in the sample can cause significant signal enhancement (300%) in direct infusion ESI-MS/MS analysis of naphthoic acids in groundwater. Ikonomou et al. (1990) suggested, among many factors contributing to the matrix effect, that organic compounds present in the sample in concentrations exceeding 10-5M may compete with the analyte for access to the droplet surface for gas phase emission. Ohlenbusch et al. (2002) suggested that Ca2+ ions can increase the conductivity of a solution and, therefore, increase the formation of fine droplets during spray process, resulting in production of higher signal intensities.
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