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  1. Isoprene accounts for about half of total biogenic volatile organic compound emissions globally, and as a climate active gas it plays a significant and varied role in atmospheric chemistry. Terrestrial plants ...

    Authors: Lisa Gibson, Andrew T. Crombie, Niall P. McNamara and J. Colin Murrell

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:17

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The Tri-Service Microbiome Consortium (TSMC) was founded to enhance collaboration, coordination, and communication of microbiome research among U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) organizations. The annual TSMC s...

    Authors: Michael S. Goodson, Robyn A. Barbato, J. Philip Karl, Karl Indest, Nancy Kelley-Loughnane, Robert Kokoska, Camilla Mauzy, Kenneth Racicot, Vanessa Varaljay and Jason Soares

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:16

    Content type: Meeting report

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  3. The planktonic bacterial community associated with spring phytoplankton blooms in the North Sea is responsible for a large amount of carbon turnover in an environment characterised by high primary productivity...

    Authors: Ben Francis, Tim Urich, Annett Mikolasch, Hanno Teeling and Rudolf Amann

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:15

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Sorghum is an important food staple in the developing world, with the capacity to grow under severe conditions such as salinity, drought, and a limited nutrient supply. As a serious environmental stress, soil ...

    Authors: Gao Yukun, Cui Jianghui, Ren Genzeng, Wei Shilin, Yang Puyuan, Yin Congpei, Liang Hongkai and Chang Jinhua

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:14

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Nontraditional irrigation water sources (e.g., recycled water, brackish water) may harbor human pathogens, including Vibrio spp., that could be present in a viable-but-nonculturable (VBNC) state, stymieing curren...

    Authors: Leena Malayil, Suhana Chattopadhyay, Emmanuel F. Mongodin and Amy R. Sapkota

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:13

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Conventional methods of agricultural pest control and crop fertilisation are unsustainable. To meet growing demand, we must find ecologically responsible means to control disease and promote crop yields. The r...

    Authors: Samuel MM. Prudence, Jake T. Newitt†, Sarah F. Worsley, Michael C. Macey, J. Colin Murrell, Laura E. Lehtovirta-Morley and Matthew I. Hutchings

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:12

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Rivers and lakes are used for multiple purposes such as for drinking water (DW) production, recreation, and as recipients of wastewater from various sources. The deterioration of surface water quality with was...

    Authors: Ananda Tiwari, Anna-Maria Hokajärvi, Jorge Santo Domingo, Michael Elk, Balamuralikrishna Jayaprakash, Hodon Ryu, Sallamaari Siponen, Asko Vepsäläinen, Ari Kauppinen, Osmo Puurunen, Aki Artimo, Noora Perkola, Timo Huttula, Ilkka T. Miettinen and Tarja Pitkänen

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:11

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Mangrove ecosystems are vulnerable due to the exotic Spartina alterniflora (S. alterniflora) invasion in China. However, little is known about mangrove sediment microbial community assembly processes and interact...

    Authors: Weidong Chen and Donghui Wen

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:10

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Bioaugmentation aims to use the capacities of specific bacterial strains inoculated into sites to enhance pollutant biodegradation. Bioaugmentation results have been mixed, which has been attributed to poor in...

    Authors: Marian Morales, Vladimir Sentchilo, Noushin Hadadi and Jan Roelof van der Meer

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:8

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Microbial communities are ubiquitous throughout ecosystems and are commensal with hosts across taxonomic boundaries. Environmental and species-specific microbiomes are instrumental in maintaining ecosystem and...

    Authors: Emma Timmins-Schiffman, Samuel J. White, Rhonda Elliott Thompson, Brent Vadopalas, Benoit Eudeline, Brook L. Nunn and Steven B. Roberts

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:7

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The Black Sea is the largest brackish water body in the world, although it is connected to the Mediterranean Sea and presents an upper water layer similar to some regions of the former, albeit with lower salin...

    Authors: Pedro J. Cabello-Yeves, Cristiana Callieri, Antonio Picazo, Maliheh Mehrshad, Jose M. Haro-Moreno, Juan J. Roda-Garcia, Nina Dzhembekova, Violeta Slabakova, Nataliya Slabakova, Snejana Moncheva and Francisco Rodriguez-Valera

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:5

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The soil microbiome drives soil ecosystem function, and soil microbial functionality is directly linked to interactions between microbes and the soil environment. However, the context-dependent interactions in...

    Authors: Xue Zhou, Márcio F. A. Leite, Zhenqing Zhang, Lei Tian, Jingjing Chang, Lina Ma, Xiujun Li, Johannes A. van Veen, Chunjie Tian and Eiko E. Kuramae

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:4

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Bacillus subtilis strains have been widely studied for their numerous benefits in agriculture, including viticulture. Providing several assets, B. subtilis spp. are described as promising plant-protectors against...

    Authors: Catarina Leal, Florence Fontaine, Aziz Aziz, Conceiçao Egas, Christophe Clément and Patricia Trotel-Aziz

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:3

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Global plastic production has increased exponentially since manufacturing commenced in the 1950’s, including polymer types infused with diverse additives and fillers. While the negative impacts of plastics are...

    Authors: G. Lear, J. M. Kingsbury, S. Franchini, V. Gambarini, S. D. M. Maday, J. A. Wallbank, L. Weaver and O. Pantos

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:2

    Content type: Review

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  15. The cyanobacteria Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus are responsible for around 10% of global net primary productivity, serving as part of the foundation of marine food webs. Heterotrophic bacteria are often co-is...

    Authors: Sean M. Kearney, Elaina Thomas, Allison Coe and Sallie W. Chisholm

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2021 16:1

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Bacteria emitted into the atmosphere eventually settle to the pedosphere via sedimentation (dry deposition) or precipitation (wet deposition), constituting a part of the global cycling of substances on Earth, ...

    Authors: Cheolwoon Woo and Naomichi Yamamoto

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:22

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Antimicrobial resistance is a serious concern. Although the widespread use of antimicrobials in livestock has exacerbated the emergence and dissemination of antimicrobial resistance genes (ARG) in farm environ...

    Authors: Dipti W. Pitta, Nagaraju Indugu, John D. Toth, Joseph S. Bender, Linda D. Baker, Meagan L. Hennessy, Bonnie Vecchiarelli, Helen Aceto and Zhengxia Dou

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:21

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Almost one third of Earth’s land surface is arid, with deserts alone covering more than 46 million square kilometres. Nearly 2.1 billion people inhabit deserts or drylands and these regions are also home to a ...

    Authors: Peter Osborne, Lindsay J. Hall, Noga Kronfeld-Schor, David Thybert and Wilfried Haerty

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:20

    Content type: Review

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  19. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Antoine Bagnaro, Federico Baltar, Gretchen Brownstein, William G. Lee, Sergio E. Morales, Daniel W. Pritchard and Christopher D. Hepburn

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:19

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:16

  20. Ponds are important freshwater habitats that support both human and environmental activities. However, relative to their larger counterparts (e.g. rivers, lakes), ponds are understudied, especially with regard...

    Authors: Jessica Chopyk, Daniel J. Nasko, Sarah Allard, Anthony Bui, Mihai Pop, Emmanuel F. Mongodin and Amy R. Sapkota

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:18

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The plant phyllosphere is a well-studied habitat characterized by low nutrient availability and high community dynamics. In contrast, plant trichomes, known for their production of a large number of metabolite...

    Authors: Peter Kusstatscher, Wisnu Adi Wicaksono, Alessandro Bergna, Tomislav Cernava, Nick Bergau, Alain Tissier, Bettina Hause and Gabriele Berg

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:17

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  22. One of the central objectives of microbial ecology is to study the distribution of microbial communities and their association with their environments. Biogeographical studies have partitioned the oceans into ...

    Authors: Antoine Bagnaro, Federico Baltar, Gretchen Brownstein, William G. Lee, Sergio E. Morales, Daniel W. Pritchard and Christopher D. Hepburn

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:16

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:19

  23. The Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) from NCBI is the preferred utility for sequence alignment and identification for bioinformatics and genomics research. Among researchers using NCBI’s BLAST softwar...

    Authors: Behzad Torkian, Spencer Hann, Eva Preisner and R. Sean Norman

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:15

    Content type: Software article

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  24. Reliable identification and quantification of bioaerosols is fundamental in aerosol microbiome research, highlighting the importance of using sampling equipment with well-defined performance characteristics. F...

    Authors: Kari Oline Bøifot, Jostein Gohli, Gunnar Skogan and Marius Dybwad

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:14

    Content type: Research article

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  25. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Xiangming Tang, Guijuan Xie, Keqiang Shao, Yang Hu, Jian Cai, Chengrong Bai, Yi Gong and Guang Gao

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:13

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:10

  26. The Tri-Service Microbiome Consortium (TSMC) was founded to enhance collaboration, coordination, and communication of microbiome research among U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) organizations and to facilitate ...

    Authors: J. Philip Karl, Robyn A. Barbato, Laurel A. Doherty, Aarti Gautam, Sarah M. Glaven, Robert J. Kokoska, Dagmar Leary, Rebecca L. Mickol, Matthew A. Perisin, Andrew J. Hoisington, Edward J. Van Opstal, Vanessa Varaljay, Nancy Kelley-Loughnane, Camilla A. Mauzy, Michael S. Goodson and Jason W. Soares

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:12

    Content type: Meeting report

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  27. Sequencing of 16S rRNA genes has become a powerful technique to study microbial communities and their responses towards changing environmental conditions in various ecosystems. Several tools have been develope...

    Authors: Franziska Wemheuer, Jessica A. Taylor, Rolf Daniel, Emma Johnston, Peter Meinicke, Torsten Thomas and Bernd Wemheuer

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:11

    Content type: Software article

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  28. Microorganisms in rivers and lakes are essential for nutrient recycling in aquatic ecosystems. Understanding the ecological processes shaping microbial communities is of crucial importance for aquatic microbia...

    Authors: Xiangming Tang, Guijuan Xie, Keqiang Shao, Yang Hu, Jian Cai, Chengrong Bai, Yi Gong and Guang Gao

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:10

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:13

  29. Genome-resolved metagenomic sequencing approaches have led to a substantial increase in the recognized diversity of microorganisms; this included the discovery of novel metabolic pathways in previously recogni...

    Authors: Lewis M. Ward, Usha F. Lingappa, John P. Grotzinger and Woodward W. Fischer

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:9

    Content type: Short report

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  30. Exceptional preservation of endogenous organics such as collagens and blood vessels has been frequently reported in Mesozoic dinosaur fossils. The persistence of these soft tissues in Mesozoic fossil bones has...

    Authors: Renxing Liang, Maggie C. Y. Lau, Evan T. Saitta, Zachary K. Garvin and Tullis C. Onstott

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:8

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Anaerobic digestion (AD) of protein-rich grass silage was performed in experimental two-stage two-phase biogas reactor systems at low vs. increased organic loading rates (OLRs) under mesophilic (37 °C) and thermo...

    Authors: Irena Maus, Michael Klocke, Jaqueline Derenkó, Yvonne Stolze, Michael Beckstette, Carsten Jost, Daniel Wibberg, Jochen Blom, Christian Henke, Katharina Willenbücher, Madis Rumming, Antje Rademacher, Alfred Pühler, Alexander Sczyrba and Andreas Schlüter

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:7

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Currently, much is unknown about the taxonomic diversity and the mechanisms of methane metabolism in the Florida Everglades ecosystem. The Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is a section of the Florida Everg...

    Authors: Briana S. Abraham, Deniz Caglayan, Natalie V. Carrillo, Matthew C. Chapman, Claire T. Hagan, Skye T. Hansen, Ralph O. Jeanty, Alexander A. Klimczak, Marcos J. Klingler, Thomas P. Kutcher, Sydney H. Levy, Angel A. Millard-Bruzos, Thomas B. Moore, David J. Prentice, Matthew E. Prescott, Richard Roehm…

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:2

    Content type: Short report

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  33. The current increase in public awareness of environmental risks is giving rise to a growth of interest in the microbiological safety of buildings. In particular, microbial proliferation on construction materia...

    Authors: Alexis Simons, Alexandra Bertron, Jean-Emmanuel Aubert, Christophe Roux and Christine Roques

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:4

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Lagoons are common along coastlines worldwide and are important for biogeochemical element cycling, coastal biodiversity, coastal erosion protection and blue carbon sequestration. These ecosystems are frequent...

    Authors: Srijak Bhatnagar, Elise S. Cowley, Sebastian H. Kopf, Sherlynette Pérez Castro, Sean Kearney, Scott C. Dawson, Kurt Hanselmann and S. Emil Ruff

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:3

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Aerosol microbiome research advances our understanding of bioaerosols, including how airborne microorganisms affect our health and surrounding environment. Traditional microbiological/molecular methods are com...

    Authors: Kari Oline Bøifot, Jostein Gohli, Line Victoria Moen and Marius Dybwad

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2020 15:1

    Content type: Methodology

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  36. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors advised that their article had published with an error in the title.

    Authors: Viviane Radl, Jana Barbro Winkler, Susanne Kublik, Luhua Yang, Traud Winkelmann, Gisle Vestergaard, Peter Schröder and Michael Schloter

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:9

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:8

  37. Apple replant disease (ARD) is a syndrome that occurs in areas where apple plants or closely related species have been previously cultivated. Even though ARD is a well-known phenomenon, which has been observed...

    Authors: Viviane Radl, Jana Barbro Winkler, Susanne Kublik, Luhua Yang, Traud Winkelmann, Gisle Vestergaard, Peter Schröder and Michael Schloter

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:8

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:9

  38. Shotgun metagenomics is increasingly used to characterise microbial communities, particularly for the investigation of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in different animal and environmental contexts. There are m...

    Authors: H. Soon Gweon, Liam P. Shaw, Jeremy Swann, Nicola De Maio, Manal AbuOun, Rene Niehus, Alasdair T. M. Hubbard, Mike J. Bowes, Mark J. Bailey, Tim E. A. Peto, Sarah J. Hoosdally, A. Sarah Walker, Robert P. Sebra, Derrick W. Crook, Muna F. Anjum, Daniel S. Read…

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:7

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Climate models predict substantial changes in temperature and precipitation patterns across Arctic regions, including increased winter precipitation as snow in the near future. Soil microorganisms are consider...

    Authors: Jana Voříšková, Bo Elberling and Anders Priemé

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:6

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Yamuna, a major tributary of Ganga, which flows through the national capital region of Delhi, is among the major polluted rivers in India. The accumulation of various effluents, toxic chemicals, heavy metals, ...

    Authors: Parul Mittal, Vishnu Prasoodanan PK, Darshan B. Dhakan, Sanjiv Kumar and Vineet K. Sharma

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:5

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Strain U95T (= DSM 24752T = LMG 26464T) is the type strain of Epibacterium ulvae, which is the type species of the genus Epibacterium. This genus belongs to the marine Roseobacter group. E. ulvae Strain U95T was ...

    Authors: Sven Breider, Shama Sehar, Martine Berger, Torsten Thomas, Thorsten Brinkhoff and Suhelen Egan

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:4

    Content type: Short report

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  42. Characterisation of microbial communities increasingly involves use of high throughput sequencing methods (e.g. MiSeq Illumina) that amplify relatively short sequences of 16S rRNA or functional genes, the latt...

    Authors: Axel Aigle, James I. Prosser and Cécile Gubry-Rangin

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:3

    Content type: Methodology

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  43. Stable soil aggregates are essential for optimal crop growth and preventing soil erosion. However, tillage is often used in agriculture to loosen the soil, which disrupts the integrity of these aggregates. Soi...

    Authors: Barbara Cania, Gisle Vestergaard, Maike Krauss, Andreas Fliessbach, Michael Schloter and Stefanie Schulz

    Citation: Environmental Microbiome 2019 14:1

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Rhizobia bacteria engage in nitrogen-fixing root nodule symbiosis, a mutualistic interaction with legume plants in which a bidirectional nutrient exchange takes place. Occasionally, this interaction is subopti...

    Authors: Juan Liang, Anne Hoffrichter, Andreas Brachmann and Macarena Marín

    Citation: Standards in Genomic Sciences 2018 13:36

    Content type: Extended genome report

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  45. Cronobacter sakazakii is a Gram-negative opportunistic pathogen that causes life- threatening infantile infections, such as meningitis, septicemia, and necrotizing enterocolitis, as well as pneumonia, septicemia,...

    Authors: Hyein Jang, Jungha Woo, Youyoung Lee, Flavia Negrete, Samantha Finkelstein, Hannah R. Chase, Nicole Addy, Laura Ewing, Junia Jean Gilles Beaubrun, Isha Patel, Jayanthi Gangiredla, Athmanya Eshwar, Ziad W. Jaradat, Kunho Seo, Srikumar Shabarinath, Séamus Fanning…

    Citation: Standards in Genomic Sciences 2018 13:35

    Content type: Extended genome report

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  46. Mucilaginibacter pedocola TBZ30T (= CCTCC AB 2015301T = KCTC 42833T) is a Gram- negative, rod-shaped, non-motile and non-spore-forming bacterium isolated from a heavy metal contaminated paddy field. It shows resi...

    Authors: Xia Fan, Jingwei Tang, Li Nie, Jing Huang and Gejiao Wang

    Citation: Standards in Genomic Sciences 2018 13:34

    Content type: Short genome report

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