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Layered Double Hydroxides (LDH) as nanocarriers for antimicrobial chemotherapy: From formulation to targeted applications

Grégory Francius , Erwan André , Samantha Soulé , Christophe Merlin , Cédric Carteret
Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2022, pp.126965. ⟨10.1016/j.matchemphys.2022.126965⟩
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Identification of antibiotics triggering the dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes by SXT/R391 elements using a dedicated high-throughput whole-cell biosensor assay

Hélène Guilloteau , Cédric Pradalier , Véronica Roman , Xavier Bellanger , Patrick Billard
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2021, ⟨10.1093/jac/dkab374⟩
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Abundance and environmental host range of the SXT/R391 ICEs in aquatic environmental communities

Veronica Roman , Christophe Merlin , Sandrine Baron , Emeline Larvor , Laetitia Le Devendec
Environmental Pollution, 2021, 288, pp.117673. ⟨10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117673⟩
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EpicPCR 2.0: Technical and Methodological Improvement of a Cutting-Edge Single-Cell Genomic Approach

Véronica Roman , Christophe Merlin , Marko Virta , Xavier Bellanger
Microorganisms, 2021, 9 (8), pp.1649. ⟨10.3390/microorganisms9081649⟩
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F-Specific RNA Bacteriophage Transport in Stream Water: Hydro-Meteorological Controls and Association with Suspended Solids

Núria Martínez-Carreras , Leslie Ogorzaly , Cécile Walczak , Christophe Merlin , Emmanuelle Montargès-Pelletier
Water, 2021, 13 (16), pp.2250. ⟨10.3390/w13162250⟩
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La dissémination de l’antibiorésistance en milieu piscicole

Christophe Merlin , Xavier Bellanger
Les cahiers de la Recherche : Santé, Environnement, Travail, 2021, Les contaminants chimiques seuls ou en mélange, 16, pp.21-23
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A Comparative Study of Water Dispersible Orange-Emitting Mn-Doped ZnSe/ZnS and CdTe/CdS Core/Shell Quantum Dots

Aboulaich Abdelhay , Christophe Merlin , Raphaël Schneider
Journal of Nanotechnology in Diagnosis and Treatment, 2021, 7, pp.1-9. ⟨10.12974/2311-8792.2021.07.1⟩
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Inter-laboratory calibration of quantitative analyses of antibiotic resistance genes

Jaqueline Rocha , Damiano Cacace , Ioannis Kampouris , Hélène Guilloteau , Thomas Jäger
Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2020, 8 (1), pp.102214. ⟨10.1016/j.jece.2018.02.022⟩
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Reducing the Consumption of Antibiotics: Would That Be Enough to Slow Down the Dissemination of Resistances in the Downstream Environment?

Christophe Merlin
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2020, 11, ⟨10.3389/fmicb.2020.00033⟩
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Zn2+ leakage and photo-induced reactive oxidative species do not explain the full toxicity of ZnO core Quantum Dots

Xavier Bellanger , Raphaël Schneider , Clément Dezanet , Boussad Arroua , Lavinia Balan
Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2020, 396, pp.122616. ⟨10.1016/j.jhazmat.2020.122616⟩
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A global multinational survey of cefotaxime-resistant coliforms in urban wastewater treatment plants

Roberto B.M. Marano , Telma Fernandes , Célia Manaia , Olga C Nunes , Donald Morrison
Environment International, 2020, 144, pp.106035. ⟨10.1016/j.envint.2020.106035⟩
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Cell-Free DNA: An Underestimated Source of Antibiotic Resistance Gene Dissemination at the Interface Between Human Activities and Downstream Environments in the Context of Wastewater Reuse

Markus Woegerbauer , Xavier Bellanger , Christophe Merlin
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2020, 11, ⟨10.3389/fmicb.2020.00671⟩
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Antibiotic resistance genes in treated wastewater and in the receiving water bodies: A pan-European survey of urban settings

Damiano Cacace , Despo Fatta-Kassinos , Célia Manaia , Eddie Cytryn , Norbert Kreuzinger
Water Research, 2019, 162, pp.320-330. ⟨10.1016/j.watres.2019.06.039⟩
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ZnO Nanorods with High Photocatalytic and Antibacterial Activity under Solar Light Irradiation

Faouzi Achouri , Christophe Merlin , Serge Corbel , Halima Alem , Laurence Mathieu
Materials, 2018, 11 (11), pp.2158. ⟨10.3390/ma11112158⟩
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Suspended Materials in River Waters Differentially Enrich Class 1 Integron- and IncP-1 Plasmid-Carrying Bacteria in Sediments

Magali de La Cruz Barrón , Christophe Merlin , Hélène Guilloteau , Emmanuelle Montarges-Pelletier , Xavier Bellanger
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2018, 9, ⟨10.3389/fmicb.2018.01443⟩
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Comparing TiO2 photocatalysis and UV-C radiation for inactivation and mutant formation of Salmonella typhimurium TA102

Antonino Fiorentino , Luigi Rizzo , Hélène Guilloteau , Xavier Bellanger , Christophe Merlin
Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2017, 24 (2), pp.1871 - 1879. ⟨10.1007/s11356-016-7981-6⟩
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Inducibility of Tn916 conjugative transfer in Enterococcus faecalis by subinhibitory concentrations of ribosome-targeting antibiotics

Helene H. Scornec , Xavier Bellanger , Hélène Guilloteau , Guillaume Groshenry , Christophe Merlin
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2017, 72 (10), pp.2722 - 2728. ⟨10.1093/jac/dkx202⟩
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Chronic impact of sulfamethoxazole on the metabolic activity and composition of enriched nitrifying microbial culture

Tugce Katipoglu-Yazan , Christophe Merlin , Marie-Noëlle Pons , Emine Ubay-Cokgor , Derin Orhon
Water Research, 2016, 100, pp.546 - 555. ⟨10.1016/j.watres.2016.05.043⟩
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Trace amounts of Cu2+ ions influence ROS production and cytotoxicity of ZnO quantum dots

Hatem Moussa , Christophe Merlin , Clément Dezanet , Lavinia Balan , Ghouti Medjahdi
Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2016, 304, pp.532-542. ⟨10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.11.013⟩
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High Throughput Analysis of Integron Gene Cassettes in Wastewater Environments

Joao Gatica , Vijay Tripathi , Stefan Green , Celia Manaia , Thomas Berendonk
Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 50 (21), pp.11825-11836. ⟨10.1021/acs.est.6b03188⟩
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Deciphering the aggregation mechanism of bacteria (Shewanella oneidensis MR1) in the presence of polyethyleneimine: Effects of the exopolymeric superstructure and polymer molecular weight

Marie-Eve Krapf , Bruno Lartiges , Christophe Merlin , Gregory Francius , Jaafar Ghanbaja
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2016, 139, pp.285-293. ⟨10.1016/j.colsurfb.2015.12.015⟩
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Tackling antibiotic resistance: the environmental framework

Thomas Berendonk , Célia Manaia , Christophe Merlin , Despo Fatta-Kassinos , Eddie Cytryn
Nature Reviews Microbiology, 2015, 13 (5), pp.310-317. ⟨10.1038/nrmicro3439⟩
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Stability and toxicity of ZnO quantum dots: Interplay between nanoparticles and bacteria

Xavier Bellanger , Patrick Billard , Raphaël Schneider , Lavinia Balan , Christophe Merlin
Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2015, 283, pp.110-116. ⟨10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.09.017⟩
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Chronic impact of tetracycline on nitrification kinetics and the activity of enriched nitrifying microbial culture

Tugce Katipoglu-Yazan , Christophe Merlin , Marie-Noelle Pons , Emine Ubay-Cokgor , Derin Orhon
Water Research, 2015, 72 (SI), pp.227-238. ⟨10.1016/j.watres.2014.12.041⟩
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Demonstrating plasmid-based horizontal gene transfer in complex environmental matrices: A practical approach for a critical review

Xavier Bellanger , Hélène Guilloteau , Sébastien Bonot , Christophe Merlin
Science of the Total Environment, 2014, 493, pp.872 - 882. ⟨10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.06.070⟩
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Atypical stress response to temperature and NaOCl exposure leading to septation defect during cell division in Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34

Boussad Arroua , Xavier Bellanger , Hélène Guilloteau , Laurence Mathieu , Christophe Merlin
FEMS Microbiology Letters, 2014, 353 (1), pp.33 - 39. ⟨10.1111/1574-6968.12399⟩
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Comparison of seven methods for extraction of bacterial DNA from fecal and cecal samples of mice

Janina Ferrand , Kevin Patron , Christine Legrand-Frossi , Jean-Pol Frippiat , Christophe Merlin
Journal of Microbiological Methods, 2014, 105, pp.180-185. ⟨10.1016/j.mimet.2014.07.029⟩
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Natural microbial communities supporting the transfer of the IncP-1 beta plasmid pB10 exhibit a higher initial content of plasmids from the same incompatibility group

Xavier Bellanger , Hélène Guilloteau , Berengere Breuil , Christophe Merlin
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2014, 5, ⟨10.3389/fmicb.2014.00637⟩
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Incidence of the core composition on the stability, the ROS production and the toxicity of CdSe quantum dots

Florence-Anais Kauffer , Christophe Merlin , Lavinia Balan , Raphaël Schneider
Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2014, 268, pp.246-255. ⟨10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.01.029⟩
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Urban wastewater treatment plants as hotspots for antibiotic resistant bacteria and genes spread into the environment: A review

L. Rizzo , C. Manaia , C. Merlin , T. Schwartz , C. Dagot
Science of the Total Environment, 2013, 447, pp.345-360. ⟨10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.01.032⟩
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Patterned Hydrophobic Domains in the Exopolymer Matrix of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 Biofilms

Fadi Aldeek , Raphaël Schneider , M.P. Fontaine-Aupart , Christian Mustin , Sandrine Lecart
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2013, 79 (4), pp.1400-1402. ⟨10.1128/AEM.03054-12⟩
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Urban wastewater treatment plants as hotspots for the release of antibiotics in the environment: A review

I. Michael , L. Rizzo , C. S. Mcardell , C. M. Manaia , C. Merlin
Water Research, 2013, 47 (3), pp.957-995. ⟨10.1016/j.watres.2012.11.027⟩
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Impact of certain household micropollutants on bacterial behavior. Toxicity tests/study of extracellular polymeric substances in sludge

Laure Pasquini , Christophe Merlin , Lucille Hassenboehler , Jean-François Munoz , Marie-Noëlle Pons
Science of the Total Environment, 2013, 463, pp.355-365. ⟨10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.06.018⟩
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Polyethyleneimine-mediated flocculation of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1: Impacts of cell surface appendage and polymer concentration

Marie-Eve Krapf , Bruno Lartiges , Christophe Merlin , Gregory Francius , Jaafar Ghanbaja
Water Research, 2012, 46 (6), pp.1838-1846. ⟨10.1016/j.watres.2011.12.061⟩
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Physicochemical properties and cellular toxicity of (poly)aminoalkoxysilanes-functionalized ZnO quantum dots

Abdelhay Aboulaich , Carmen-Mihaela Tilmaciu , Christophe Merlin , Cédric Mercier , Hélène Guillotteau
Nanotechnology, 2012, 23, pp.335101. ⟨10.1088/0957-4484/23/33/335101⟩
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Impact of Internal RNA on Aggregation and Electrokinetics of Viruses: Comparison between MS2 Phage and Corresponding Virus-Like Particles

C. Dika , J. Duval , H. Ly-Chatain , C. Merlin , C. Gantzer
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2011, 77 (14), pp.4939 - 4948. ⟨10.1128/AEM.00407-11⟩
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Bacterial surface appendages strongly impact nanomechanical and electrokinetic properties of Escherichia coli cells subjected to osmotic stress.

G. Francius , Pavel Polyakov , Jenny Merlin , Yumiko Abe , Jean-Marc Ghigo
PLoS ONE, 2011, 6 (5), pp.e20066. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0020066⟩
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Aqueous Route to Biocompatible ZnSe:Mn/ZnO Core/Shell Quantum Dots Using 1-Thioglycerol As Stabilizer

Abdelhay Aboulaich , Lavinia Balan , Jaafar Ghanbaja , Ghouti Medjadhi , Christophe Merlin
Chemistry of Materials, 2011, 23 (16), pp.3706-3713. ⟨10.1021/cm2012928⟩
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Biocompatible and stable ZnO quantum dots generated by functionalization with siloxane-core PAMAM dendrons

Ralph-Oliver Moussodia , Lavinia Balan , Christophe Merlin , Christian Mustin , Raphaël Schneider
Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2010, 20 (6), pp.1147. ⟨10.1039/B917629B⟩
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Improving the recovery of qPCR-grade DNA from sludge and sediment

Sébastien Bonot , Sophie Courtois , Jean-Claude Block , Christophe Merlin
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2010, 87 (6), pp.2303-2311. ⟨10.1007/s00253-010-2686-0⟩
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Exposure of bacteria to CdTe quantum dots : the importance of surface chemistry on cytotoxicity

Raphaël Schneider , Cécile Wolpert , Hélène Guilloteau , Lavinia Balan , Jacques Lambert
Nanotechnology, 2009, 20, pp.225101
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Monitoring the Dissemination of the Broad-Host-Range Plasmid pB10 in Sediment Microcosms by Quantitative PCR

S. Bonot , C. Merlin
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2009, 76 (1), pp.378 - 382. ⟨10.1128/AEM.01125-09⟩
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Exposure of bacteria to CdTe-core quantum dots: the importance of surface chemistry on cytotoxicity

Raphaël Schneider , Cécile Wolpert , Hélène Guilloteau , Lavinia Balan , Jacques Lambert
Nanotechnology, 2009, 20, pp.225101. ⟨10.1088/0957-4484/20/22/225101⟩
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Assessment of Damage to Nucleic Acids and Repair Machinery in Salmonella typhimurium Exposed to Chlorine

M. Phe , M. Hajj Chehade , H. Guilloteau , C. Merlin , J. Block
International Journal of Microbiology, 2009, 2009, pp.1-5. ⟨10.1155/2009/201868⟩
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Why Is Carbonic Anhydrase Essential to Escherichia coli ?

Christophe Merlin , Millicent Masters , Sean Mcateer , Andrew Coulson
Journal of Bacteriology, 2003, 185 (21), pp.6415-6424. ⟨10.1128/JB.185.21.6415–6424.2003⟩
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The Biphenyl- and 4-Chlorobiphenyl-Catabolic Transposon Tn 4371 , a Member of a New Family of Genomic Islands Related to IncP and Ti Plasmids

Ariane Toussaint , Christophe Merlin , Sébastien Monchy , M. Abderrafi Benotmane , Raphaël Leplae
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2003, 69 (8), pp.4837-4845. ⟨10.1128/AEM.69.8.4837–4845.2003⟩
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Tools for Characterization of Escherichia coli Genes of Unknown Function

Christophe Merlin , Sean Mcateer , Millicent Masters
Journal of Bacteriology, 2002, 184 (16), pp.4573-4581. ⟨10.1128/JB.184.16.4573–4581.2002⟩
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The Escherichia coli metD Locus Encodes an ABC Transporter Which Includes Abc (MetN), YaeE (MetI), and YaeC (MetQ)

Christophe Merlin , Gregory Gardiner , Sylvain Durand , Millicent Masters
Journal of Bacteriology, 2002, 184 (19), pp.5513-5517. ⟨10.1128/JB.184.19.5513–5517.2002⟩
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Mobile Elements as a Combination of Functional Modules

Ariane Toussaint , Christophe Merlin
Plasmid, 2002, 47 (1), pp.26-35. ⟨10.1006/plas.2001.1552⟩
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Occurrence of Tn 4371 -Related Mobile Elements and Sequences in (Chloro)biphenyl-Degrading Bacteria

Dirk Springael , Annemie Ryngaert , Christophe Merlin , Ariane Toussaint , Max Mergeay
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2001, 67 (1), pp.42-50. ⟨10.1128/AEM.67.1.42–50.2001⟩
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Tn4371:A Modular Structure Encoding a Phage-like Integrase, aPseudomonas-like Catabolic Pathway, and RP4/Ti-like Transfer Functions

Christophe Merlin , Dirk Springael , Ariane Toussaint
Plasmid, 1999, 41 (1), pp.40-54. ⟨10.1006/plas.1998.1375⟩
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Les éléments transposables bactériens.

C Merlin , A Toussaint
Médecine/Sciences, 1999, 15 (8-9), pp.I. ⟨10.4267/10608/1491⟩
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A GntR-like negative regulator of the biphenyl degradation genes of the transposon Tn4371

S. Mouz , C. Merlin , D. Springael , A. Toussaint
Molecular and General Genetics MGG, 1999, 262 (4-5), pp.790-799. ⟨10.1007/s004380051142⟩
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Organisation of the bph gene cluster of transposon Tn4371, encoding enzymes for the degradation of biphenyl and 4-chlorobiphenyl compounds

C. Merlin , D. Springael , M. Mergeay , A. Toussaint
Molecular and General Genetics MGG, 1997, 253 (4), pp.499-506. ⟨10.1007/s004380050349⟩
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Introduction of Pseudomonas aeruginosa mutator phage D3112 into Alcaligenes eutrophus strain CH34

V Krylov , C Merlin , A Toussaint
Research in Microbiology, 1995, 146 (3), pp.245-250. ⟨10.1016/0923-2508(96)80280-4⟩
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Characterization of a temperate phage hosted by Alcaligenes eutrophus strain A5

M Faelen , C Merlin , M Geuskens , M Mergeay , A Toussaint
Research in Microbiology, 1993, 144 (8), pp.627-631. ⟨10.1016/0923-2508(93)90065-A⟩
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Effect of Antibiotics on Biological Wastewater Treatment Processes

Olivier Potier , Jean-Noel Louvet , Christophe Merlin , Marie-Noëlle Pons , Dominique Dumas
Goldstein, Walter E. Pharmaceutical Accumulation in the Environment: Prevention, Control, Health Effects, and Economic Impact, CRC press, pp.117-153, 2014, 978-1-4665-1775-2; 978-1-4665-1745-5
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Gene Recruiters and Transporters: the Modular Structure of Bacterial Mobile Elements

C Merlin , J Mahillon , J. Nesvera , A Toussaint
The Horizontal Gene Pool — Bacterial Plasmids and Gene Spread, pp.363-409, 2001, ⟨10.1046/j.1365-2540.2001.0902b.x⟩
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