hydride ion

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hy·dride ion

the H- i., transferred to acceptor molecules in some biologic oxidations.
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Within 100,000 years of the Big Bang the very first molecule emerged, an improbable marriage of helium and hydrogen known as a helium hydride ion, or HeH+ (AFP Photo/Robert Thompson)
A Comprehensive Study of the Bound-Free Hyperfine Levels of Novel Hydride Ion H ?
Lipscomb also knew of smaller boron compounds that resembled other carbon molecules: For example, the eight-carbon cubane matches with a six-boron hydride ion.