SI base unit for the @A00297@ (symbol: \(\text{mol}\)). The mole is the @A00297@ of a system which contains as many elementary entities as there are atoms in 0.012 @K03391@ of carbon-12. When the mole is used, the elementary entities must be specified and may be atoms, molecules, ions, electrons, other particles, or specified groups of such particles.
Green Book, 2nd ed., p. 70 [Terms] [Book]
PAC, 1996, 68, 957. (Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations 1996)) on page 983 [Terms] [Paper]