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- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
- The submission has been read and approved by all authors.
- A cover letter is included that addresses the originality and significance of this contribution.
- All figures and tables are uploaded as separate files.
- The article text is in Microsoft Word or RTF document file format.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
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