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  1. Content type: Research

    High blood lipoprotein concentrations are one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Drug therapy is the base of treatment; statins in particular. Both brand-name and generic presentations are ...

    Authors: A. Sicras-Mainar, L. Sánchez-Álvarez, R. Navarro-Artieda and J. Darbà

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:277

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    An increasing number of studies have shown that obesity is the key etiological agent of cardiovascular diseases, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, type 2 diabetes and several kinds of cancer and that gut micro...

    Authors: Yanan An, Yan Li, Xueyan Wang, Zhaobin Chen, Hongyue Xu, Lingyu Wu, Shulin Li, Chao Wang, Wenjing Luan, Xuefei Wang, Mingyuan Liu, Xudong Tang and Lu Yu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:276

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  3. Content type: Review

    Previous studies have revealed that triglyceride to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) ratio (henceforth TG/HDL-C) is one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance and ...

    Authors: Yongmei Liu, Peiling Zhao, Mingliang Cheng, Lei Yu, Zhuo Cheng, Linda Fan and Chi Chen

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:275

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    Previous studies have investigated the associations of paraoxonase 1 (PON1) rs854560 polymorphism with plasma lipid levels, but the results are inconclusive. This meta-analysis aimed to clarify the associations o...

    Authors: Zhi Luo, Shujin Li, Irfan Muhammad, Md Rezaul Karim and Yongyan Song

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:274

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    The contributions of inflammation, triglyceride (TG) and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) to the residual risk of cardiovascular events have not been determined in a large cohort of Chinese populat...

    Authors: Wen Dai, Ziyu Zhang and Shuiping Zhao

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:273

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    The rabbit is widely used as an important experimental model for biomedical research, and shows low adipose tissue deposition during growth. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are associated with adipose growth, b...

    Authors: Guo-Ze Wang, Kun Du, Shen-Qiang Hu, Shi-Yi Chen, Xian-Bo Jia, Ming-Cheng Cai, Yu Shi, Jie Wang and Song-Jia Lai

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:271

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    We demonstrated growing evidence supports a protective role of chlorogenic acid of rat hepatocytes elicited by two compounds, i.e. thapsigargin and palmitic acid. Nevertheless, little is known about the mechan...

    Authors: Yong Zhang, Liangsheng Miao, Huijuan Zhang, Gang Wu, Zhenni Zhang and Jianrui Lv

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:270

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  8. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to determine early postoperative changes of serum sphingomyelin (SM) and ceramide (CER) species following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG).

    Authors: Hakan Özer, İbrahim Aslan, Mehmet Tahir Oruç, Yaşar Çöpelci, Ebru Afşar, Sabriye Kaya and Mutay Aslan

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:269

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  9. Content type: Research

    Insulin resistance (IR) is an important risk factor for subclinical atherosclerosis. This study evaluated the relationship between the triglyceride glucose (TyG) index, which is a simple and reliable surrogate...

    Authors: Ki-Bum Won, Gyung-Min Park, Sang-Eun Lee, In-Jeong Cho, Hyeon Chang Kim, Byoung Kwon Lee and Hyuk-Jae Chang

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:268

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    High doses and vegetable origin of lipid emulsions (LE) are prominent factors for liver test (LT) alterations in patients treated with parenteral nutrition (PN). This study aims to determine incidence of LT al...

    Authors: Josep Llop-Talaveron, Maria B. Badia-Tahull, Toni Lozano-Andreu, Ana Suarez-Lledo and Elisabet Leiva-Badosa

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:267

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    Abnormal lipid levels have been suggested as a mechanism leading to atherosclerosis of the lumbar vessels, resulting in low back pain (LBP). This study examined whether abnormal lipid levels were associated wi...

    Authors: Takahiko Yoshimoto, Hirotaka Ochiai, Takako Shirasawa, Satsue Nagahama, Mariko Kobayashi, Akira Minoura, Ayako Miki, Yingli Chen, Hiromi Hoshino and Akatsuki Kokaze

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:266

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    Achievement of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) goal is the most important for the patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ASCVD) who received lipid-lowering therapy. It is unclear th...

    Authors: Na-Qiong Wu, Yuan-Lin Guo, Cheng-Gang Zhu, Ying Gao, Xi Zhao, Di Sun, Jing Sun, Rui-Xia Xu, Geng Liu, Qian Dong and Jian-Jun Li

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:265

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    Fish intake has been postulated to reduce the risk of stroke. However, whether the beneficial effect of fish are mainly linked to fat content, as a source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, remains unclea...

    Authors: Zhi-Zhen Qin, Jia-Ying Xu, Guo-Chong Chen, Yu-Xia Ma and Li-Qiang Qin

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:264

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    Metabolic syndrome is a common extrapulmonary comorbidity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, the reported relationship of COPD with dyslipidemia, an important component of ...

    Authors: Lingling Xuan, Feifei Han, Lili Gong, Yali Lv, Zirui Wan, He Liu, Dongsu Zhang, Yangjie Jia, Song Yang, Lulu Ren and Lihong Liu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:263

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    Triglyceride and glucose (TyG) index and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) both bave been related to insulin resistance (IR). The study aimed to investigate the longitudinal relationship between TyG ind...

    Authors: Rongjiong Zheng, Zhennan Du, Mingming Wang, Yushan Mao and Wenjie Mao

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:262

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  16. Content type: Research

    Ultraviolet-B (UVB) light exposure is the major risk factor for developing a pterygium, and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) level is an objective measure of UVB light exposure. In this study, we investigat...

    Authors: Yoon Hong Chun, Ji-Sun Paik, Ju Heun Oh, Hyun-Seung Kim and Kyung-Sun Na

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:260

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    Oral intake of medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs) reportedly suppresses the accumulation of visceral fat and has antitumor effects in tumor-bearing animals. MCFAs penetrate the mitochondrial membrane in a carnit...

    Authors: Yoshihiro Miyagawa, Takuya Mori, Kei Goto, Isao Kawahara, Rina Fujiwara-Tani, Shingo Kishi, Takamitsu Sasaki, Kiyomu Fujii, Hitoshi Ohmori and Hiroki Kuniyasu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:258

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  18. Content type: Research

    Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) is considered as a valuable predictor for dyslipidemia and subclinical atherosclerosis which can be an appropriate index for identifying individuals with me...

    Authors: Pooneh Angoorani, Majid Khademian, Hanieh-Sadat Ejtahed, Ramin Heshmat, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Mahya Vafaeenia, Gita Shafiee, Armita Mahdivi-Gorabi, Mostafa Qorbani and Roya Kelishadi

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:257

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  19. Content type: Research

    To identify differences in the expression of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPARα) target genes in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver ...

    Authors: Tian Tian Li, Tian Bi Tan, Hai Qing Hou and Xiao Yun Zhao

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:256

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    Lipid dysregulation is a classical risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), yet scanty evidence existed regarding cardiac lipid metabolism that is directly related to heart damage. Recently, the relations...

    Authors: Qian Han, Sze C. Yeung, Mary S. M. Ip and Judith C. W. Mak

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:255

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  21. Content type: Short report

    Deficiency of electron transfer flavoprotein dehydrogenase (ETFDH) is associated with multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MADD). This disorder is an autosomal recessive lipid storage myopathy (LSM) tha...

    Authors: Sara Missaglia, Daniela Tavian, Laura Moro and Corrado Angelini

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:254

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  22. Content type: Research

    The current study was conducted to evaluate the protective effect of Lavandula stoechas essential oils (LSEO) against malathion (M) exposure-caused reprotoxicity in male mice as well as the possible mechanisms im...

    Authors: Slimen Selmi, Kais Rtibi, Dhekra Grami, Hichem Sebai and Lamjed Marzouki

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:253

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  23. Content type: Research

    Although there have been many reports in the genetics of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) worldwide, studies in regard of Chinese population are lacking. In this multi-center study, we aim to characterize th...

    Authors: Di Sun, Bing-Yang Zhou, Sha Li, Ning-Ling Sun, Qi Hua, Shu-Lin Wu, Yun-Shan Cao, Yuan-Lin Guo, Na-Qiong Wu, Cheng-Gang Zhu, Ying Gao, Chuan-Jue Cui, Geng Liu and Jian-Jun Li

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:252

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  24. Content type: Research

    Bitter melon (BM, Momordica charantia) has been accepted as an effective complementary treatment of metabolic disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and etc. However it is unclear whether BM ca...

    Authors: Yanmei Zeng, Meiping Guan, Chenzhong Li, Lingling Xu, Zhongji Zheng, Jimin Li and Yaoming Xue

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:251

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  25. Content type: Research

    Hypobetalipoproteinemia (HBL) is defined by plasma concentrations of LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C) lower than the fifth percentile for age and sex. Several psychiatric symptoms have been reported in association with...

    Authors: Bertrand Cariou, Gaëlle Challet-Bouju, Céline Bernard, Marie Marrec, Jean-Benoit Hardouin, Charlotte Authier, Kalyane Bach-Ngohou, Christophe Leux, Matthieu Pichelin and Marie Grall-Bronnec

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:249

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  26. Content type: Research

    The liver plays an important role in the metabolism of lipid and lipoprotein. Dyslipidemia has been demonstrated to be related with several cancers, but the association between serum lipid and hepatocellular c...

    Authors: Xiaoli Liu, Mengge Li, Xinhui Wang, Zhibo Dang, Yuyong Jiang, Xianbo Wang and Zhiyun Yang

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:248

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  27. Content type: Research

    The mechanisms underlying the association between immune activation and postpartum depression remained elusive. Although Ω-3 fatty acids possess anti-inflammatory properties, there is limited evidence directly...

    Authors: Mimi Tang, Ruili Dang, Shao Liu, Mengqi Zhang, Yi Zheng, Rui Yang and Tao Yin

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:247

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  28. Content type: Research

    Disturbances in maternal lipid metabolism have been shown to increase the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. However, there is no consensus as to what constitutes normal maternal lipid values during pregnancy...

    Authors: Chen Wang, Lingying Kong, Yide Yang, Yumei Wei, Weiwei Zhu, Rina Su, Li Lin and Huixia Yang

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:246

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  29. Content type: Research

    Dracocephalum kotschyi, as a wild-growing flowering plant (from Lamiaceae family), is locally prescribed for its various health-promoting properties including hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic effects. To evaluate t...

    Authors: Shima Aslian and Razieh Yazdanparast

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:245

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  30. Content type: Research

    An association of hepcidin with cardiovascular (CV) disease and atherosclerosis has been reported in different patient groups. However, it has not been well described clinically the association between hepcidi...

    Authors: Xiaona Wang, Li Sheng, Ping Ye, Ruihua Cao, Xu Yang, Wenkai Xiao, Yun Zhang, Yongyi Bai and Hongmei Wu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:244

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  31. Content type: Research

    A high-fat diet (HFD) is known to lead to obesity, and contributes to the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of sleeve gastrectomy (SG) on...

    Authors: Erli Pei, Yang Liu, Weiqing Jiang, Songruo Lin, Lei Huang, Moubin Lin and Li Cai

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:243

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  32. Content type: Research

    Heart failure (HF) courses with chronic inflammatory process and alterations in lipid metabolism may aggravate the disease. The aim was to test whether the severity of HF, using brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)...

    Authors: Ana Elisa M. Martinelli, Raul C. Maranhão, Priscila O. Carvalho, Fatima R. Freitas, Bruna M. O. Silva, Milena N. C. Curiati, Roberto Kalil Filho and Antonio Carlos Pereira-Barretto

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:242

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  33. Content type: Research

    Cardiovascular benefits by reversing environmental risks factors for essential hypertension (EH) and dyslipidemia could be weaken by high genetic risk. We investigated possible associations between ACE2 polymo...

    Authors: Yizhi Pan, Tianyi Wang, Yanfang Li, Tianwang Guan, Yanxian Lai, Yan Shen, Abudurexiti Zeyaweiding, Tutiguli Maimaiti, Fang Li, Haiyan Zhao and Cheng Liu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:241

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  34. Content type: Review

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of death worldwide. Atherosclerosis is believed to be the major cause of CVD, characterized by atherosclerotic lesion formation and plaque disruption. Although r...

    Authors: Shouyuan Ma, Shuxia Wang, Man Li, Yan Zhang and Ping Zhu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:240

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  35. Content type: Review

    Although there were many studies reporting the combination therapy of Ezetimibe and Atorvastatin’s efficacy and Atorvastatin monotherapy’s, the conclusions were controversial. Therefore, a systematic review an...

    Authors: Cong Ai, Shanshan Zhang, Qiao He and Jingpu Shi

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:239

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  36. Content type: Research

    Hypertension is the most common chronic disease, and most important risk factor for cardiovascular disease. This meta-analysis aimed to explore the association between hepatic lipase gene (LIPC) gene -250G/A (...

    Authors: Xingsheng Zhao, Yu Ren, Hui Li and Yun Wu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:238

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  37. Content type: Research

    Using metabolomics technique to analyze the response to a dietary intervention generates valuable information concerning the effects of the prescribed diet on metabolic regulation. To determine whether low cal...

    Authors: Miso Kang, Hye Jin Yoo, Minjoo Kim, Minkyung Kim and Jong Ho Lee

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:237

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  38. Content type: Research

    Cardiometabolic index (CMI) defines adiposity based on triglycerides (TG) to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) ratio and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR). This newly proposed metric has been used to det...

    Authors: Wen-Rui Shi, Hao-Yu Wang, Shuang Chen, Xiao-Fan Guo, Zhao Li and Ying-Xian Sun

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:236

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  39. Content type: Research

    Hyperuricemia is a common and serious public health problem. There has been no broad epidemiological survey of hyperuricemia in China, especially in Tibetan area. This study was therefore investigated the prev...

    Authors: Xin Zhang, Qingtao Meng, Jiayue Feng, Hang Liao, Rufeng Shi, Di Shi, Lachu Renqian, Zeren Langtai, Yuanbin Diao and Xiaoping Chen

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:235

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  40. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study is to investigate the combined value of fT3 and GRACE risk score for cardiovascular prognosis in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronar...

    Authors: Xuewei Chang, Shouyan Zhang, Mingming Zhang, Hao Wang, Caifeng Fan, Yunfei Gu, Jinghan Wei and Chunguang Qiu

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:234

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  41. Content type: Research

    Cardiovascular mortality in Lithuania is extremely high and abnormal lipid levels are very common among Lithuanian adults. Dyslipidemia is one of the main independent risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (...

    Authors: Sandra Kutkiene, Zaneta Petrulioniene, Aleksandras Laucevicius, Pranas Serpytis, Vytautas Kasiulevicius, Justina Staigyte, Akvile Saulyte, Emilija Petrulionyte, Urte Gargalskaite, Egle Skiauteryte, Gabija Matuzeviciene, Milda Kovaite and Egidija Rinkuniene

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:233

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  42. Content type: Research

    Obesity is associated with a change in high-density lipoprotein (HDL) function and subclass. Exercise training reduces cardiovascular risk in obese patients. We aimed to explore the effect of an exercise train...

    Authors: Nicholas J Woudberg, Amy E Mendham, Arieh A Katz, Julia H Goedecke and Sandrine Lecour

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:232

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  43. Content type: Research

    Lipotoxicity contributes to diabetic myocardial disease. In this study, we investigated the lipid species contributing to lipotoxicity and the relationship with peroxisomal β-oxidation in the heart of diabetic...

    Authors: Wenjie Li, Min Yao, Ruonan Wang, Yun Shi, Lianguo Hou, Ziyuan Hou, Kaoqi Lian, Nan Zhang, Yaqi Wang, Weiwei Li, Wei Wang and Lingling Jiang

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:231

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  44. Content type: Review

    Chronic inflammation and increased oxidative stress significantly contribute in developing coronary artery disease (CAD). Hence, antioxidant supplementation might be an appropriate approach to decrease the inc...

    Authors: Mohammad Vahid Jorat, Reza Tabrizi, Naghmeh Mirhosseini, Kamran B. Lankarani, Maryam Akbari, Seyed Taghi Heydari, Reza Mottaghi and Zatollah Asemi

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:230

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  45. Content type: Short report

    The association of serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) with microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) remains controversial. Therefore, a cross-sectional study was conducted on patient...

    Authors: Xun Sun, Ye Xiao, Pei-mei Li, Xiu-yun Ma, Xiao-jie Sun, Wen-shan Lv, Yi-li Wu, Peng Liu and Yan-gang Wang

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:229

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  46. Content type: Research

    Milk fat is one of the complex fat and most sensitive biochemical compounds towards auto-oxidation. To enhance the shelf life, milk is subjected to Ultra-high Temperature (UHT) treatment followed by aseptic pa...

    Authors: Muhammad Ajmal, Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Imran and Muhammad Junaid

    Citation: Lipids in Health and Disease 2018 17:227

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