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David Michael Shuker

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  1. Published

    What, where and when: deconstructing memory

    Marshall, R., Hurly, T. A., Sturgeon, J., Shuker, D. M. & Healy, S. D., 7 Dec 2013, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 280, 1772, 6 p., 20132194 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  2. Published

    A comparison of recombination frequencies in intraspecific versus interspecific mapping populations of Nasonia

    Beukeboom, L. W., Niehuis, O., Pannebakker, B. A., Koevoets, T., Gibson, J. D., Shuker, D. M., van de Zande, L. & Gadau, J., Mar 2010, In: Heredity. 104, 3, p. 302-309 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Published

    A sex allocation cost to polyandry in a parasitoid wasp

    Boulton, R. & Shuker, D. M., 3 Jun 2015, In: Biology Letters. 11, 4 p., 20150205.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Published

    A single pleiotropic locus influences the rate of hybridization between two sibling species of Lygaeus bugs

    Balfour, V., Black, D. & Shuker, D. M., Nov 2020, In: Ecology and Evolution. 10, 21, p. 12224-12232 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Published

    An inconvenient truth: the unconsidered benefits of convenience polyandry

    Boulton, R. A., Zuk, M. & Shuker, D. M., Dec 2018, In: Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 33, 12, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Published

    Asymmetric larval competition in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis: a role in sex allocation?

    Sykes, EM., Innocent, TM., Pen, I., Shuker, D. M. & West, SA., Sep 2007, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61, 11, p. 1751-1758 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Can females choose to avoid mating failure in the seed bug Lygaeus simulans?

    Greenway, E. V. G., Balfour, V. L. & Shuker, D. M., Jul 2017, In: Animal Behaviour. 129, p. 61-69 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Constraints on adaptation: explaining deviation from optimal sex ratio using artificial neural networks

    Lewis, H. M., Tosh, C. R., O'Keefe, S., Shuker, D. M., West, S. A. & Mayhew, P. J., Aug 2010, In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 23, 8, p. 1708-1719 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Context-dependent use of visual cues in the shell selection behaviour of the hermit crab Pagurus bernhardus

    Rimmer, J. E. V., Todd, C. D. & Shuker, D. M., Jul 2021, In: Behavioural Processes. 188, 104414.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Cooperation and the scale of competition in humans

    West, SA., Gardner, A., Shuker, D. M., Reynolds, T., Burton-Chellow, M., Sykes, EM., Guinnee, MA. & Griffin, AS., 6 Jun 2006, In: Current Biology. 16, 11, p. 1103-1106 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Published

    DNA methylation and sex allocation in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Cook, N., Pannebakker, B., Tauber, E. & Shuker, D. M., Oct 2015, In: American Naturalist. 186, 4, p. 513-518

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Published

    DNA methylation changes induced by long and short photoperiods in Nasonia

    Pegoraro, M., Bafna, A., Davies, N. J., Shuker, D. M. & Tauber, E., 1 Feb 2016, In: Genome Research. 26, 2, p. 203-210 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Differential gene expression is not required for facultative sex allocation: a transcriptome analysis of brain tissue in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Cook, N., Boulton, R., Green, J., Trivedi, U., Tauber, E., Pannebakker, B. A., Ritchie, M. G. & Shuker, D. M., Feb 2018, In: Royal Society Open Science. 5, 8 p., 171718.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Distance sampling and the challenge of monitoring butterfly populations

    Isaac, N. J. B., Cruickshanks, K. L., Weddle, A. M., Rowcliffe, J. M., Brereton, T. M., Dennis, R. L. H., Shuker, D. M. & Thomas, C. D., Dec 2011, In: Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2, 6, p. 585-594 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Divergence is not speciation, or why we need females: a comment on Tinghitella et al

    Burdfield-Steel, E. R. & Shuker, D. M., 3 Jul 2018, In: Behavioral Ecology. 29, 4, p. 801

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Do the benefits of polyandry scale with outbreeding?

    Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Auty, S. & Shuker, D. M., Sep 2015, In: Behavioral Ecology. 26, 5, p. 1423-1431 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Published
  18. Published

    Effects of spontaneous mutation accumulation on sex ratio traits in a parasitoid wasp

    Pannebakker, BA., Halligan, DL., Reynolds, KT., Ballantyne, GA., Shuker, D. M., Barton, NH. & West, SA., Aug 2008, In: Evolution. 62, 8, p. 1921-1935 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Experimental reduction of intromittent organ length reduces male reproductive success in a bug

    Dougherty, L. R., Rahman, I. A., Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Greenway, E. V. G. & Shuker, D. M., 7 Jun 2015, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282, 1808, 8 p., 20150724.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Exposure to the neonicotinoid imidacloprid disrupts sex allocation cue use during superparasitism in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Cook, N., Green, J., Shuker, D. M. & Whitehorn, P. R., 7 Nov 2016, In: Ecological Entomology. 41, 6, p. 693-697 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Facultative sex ratio adjustment in natural populations of wasps: Cues of local mate competition and the precision of adaptation

    Burton-Chellew, MN., Koevoets, T., Grillenberger, BK., Sykes, EM., Underwood, SL., Bijlsma, K., Gadau, J., van de Zande, L., Beukeboom, LW., West, SA. & Shuker, D. M., Sep 2008, In: American Naturalist. 172, 3, p. 393-404 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Published

    Female multiple mating in wild and laboratory populations of the two-spot ladybird, Adalia bipunctata

    Haddrill, PR., Shuker, D. M., Amos, W., Majerus, MEN. & Mayes, S., Jul 2008, In: Molecular Ecology. 17, 13, p. 3189-3197 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Fitness consequences of immune responses: strengthening the empirical framework for ecoimmunology

    Graham, A. L., Shuker, D. M., Pollitt, L. C., Auld, S. K. J. R., Wilson, A. J. & Little, T. J., Feb 2011, In: Functional Ecology. 25, 1, p. 517 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Functional and Evolutionary Insights from the Genomes of Three Parasitoid Nasonia Species

    Nasonia Genome Working Grp, 15 Jan 2010, In: Science. 327, 5963, p. 343-348 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Published

    Genetic structure of natural Nasonia vitripennis populations: validating assumptions of sex-ratio theory

    Grillenberger, BK., Koevoets, T., Burton-Chellew, MN., Sykes, EM., Shuker, D. M., De Zande, LV., Bijlsma, R., Gadau, J. & Beukeboom, LW., Jun 2008, In: Molecular Ecology. 17, 12, p. 2854-2864 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Published

    Genomics of sex allocation in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Pannebakker, B. A., Cook, N., van den Heuvel, J., van de Zande, L. & Shuker, D. M., 20 Jul 2020, In: BMC Genomics. 21, 14 p., 499.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. Published

    Host acceptance and sex allocation of Nasonia wasps in response to conspecifics and heterospecifics

    Ivens, A. B. F., Shuker, D. M., Beukeboom, L. W. & Pen, I., 22 Oct 2009, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1673, p. 3663-3669 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Published

    Inbreeding and selection on sex ratio in the bark beetle Xylosandrus germanus

    Keller, L., Peer, K., Bernasconi, C., Taborsky, M. & Shuker, D. M., 13 Dec 2011, In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 11, p. - 6 p., 359.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. Published

    Individually recognizable scent marks on flowers made by a solitary bee

    Gilbert, F., Azmeh, S., Barnard, C., Behnke, J., Collins, SA., Hurst, J., Shuker, D. M., Behav Ecology Field Course, N. & Behav Ecology Field Course, Jan 2001, In: Animal Behaviour. 61, p. 217-229 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. Published

    Information constraints and the precision of adaptation: Sex ratio manipulation in wasps

    Shuker, D. M. & West, SA., 13 Jul 2004, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101, 28, p. 10363-10367 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Information use in space and time: sex allocation behaviour in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Shuker, D. M., Reece, S. E., Lee, A., Graham, A., Duncan, A. B. & West, S. A., Jun 2007, In: Animal Behaviour. 73, p. 971-977 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  32. Published

    Kin discrimination and sex ratios in a parasitoid wasp

    Reece, SE., Shuker, D. M., Pen, I., Duncan, AB., Choudhary, A., Batchelor, CM. & West, SA., Jan 2004, In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 17, 1, p. 208-216 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Laboratory evolution of polyandry in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Burton-Chellew, MN., Beukeboom, LW., West, SA. & Shuker, D. M., Nov 2007, In: Animal Behaviour. 74, p. 1147-1154 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Local mate competition modifies the costs of mating in a mostly monandrous parasitoid wasp

    Boulton, R. A., Cook, N., Greenway, E. V., Glaser, G. L., Green, J. & Shuker, D. M., 5 Apr 2019, In: Behavioral Ecology. 30, 2, p. 417-425 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. Published

    Male influence on sex allocation in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Shuker, D. M., Sykes, EM., Browning, LE., Beukeboom, LW. & West, SA., Apr 2006, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 59, 6, p. 829-835 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  36. Published

    Male position and calling effort together influence male attractiveness in leks of the medfly, Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae)

    Niyazi, N., Shuker, D. M. & Wood, RJ., Nov 2008, In: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 95, 3, p. 479-487 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Mate-guarding in a promiscuous insect: species discrimination influences context-dependent behaviour

    Burdfield-Steel, E. R. & Shuker, D. M., Nov 2014, In: Evolutionary Ecology. 28, 6, p. 1031-1042 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Mating failure shapes the patterns of sperm precedence in an insect

    Balfour, V. L., Black, D. & Shuker, D. M., 27 Jan 2020, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 74, 14 p., 25.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Oviposition but not sex allocation is associated with transcriptomic changes in females of the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Cook, N., Trivedi, U., Pannebakker, B. A., Blaxter, M., Ritchie, M. G., Tauber, E., Sneddon, T. & Shuker, D. M., 1 Dec 2015, In: G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 5, 12, p. 2885-2892

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Parasitoid wasps influence where aphids die via an interspecific indirect genetic effect

    Khudr, M. S., Oldekop, J. A., Shuker, D. M. & Preziosi, R. F., 23 Jun 2013, In: Biology Letters. 9, 3, 4 p., 20121151.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Patterns of male sterility in a grasshopper hybrid zone imply accumulation of hybrid incompatibilities without selection

    Shuker, D. M., Underwood, K., King, TM. & Butlin, RK., 7 Dec 2005, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. 272, 1580, p. 2491-2497 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Patterns of reproductive isolation within and between two Lygaeus species characterized by sexual conflicts over mating

    Evans, G. M. V., Nowlan, T. & Shuker, D. M., Dec 2015, In: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 116, 4, p. 890-901 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  43. Published

    Polyandry is context-dependent but not convenient in a mostly monandrous wasp

    Boulton, R. & Shuker, D. M., Feb 2016, In: Animal Behaviour. 112, p. 119-125

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Precopulatory sexual selection in the seed bug Lygaeus equestris: a comparison of choice and no-choice paradigms

    Dougherty, L. R. & Shuker, D. M., Mar 2014, In: Animal Behaviour. 89, p. 207-214 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Recombination and its impact on the genome of the haplodiploid parasitoid wasp Nasonia

    Niehuis, O., Gibson, J. D., Rosenberg, M. S., Pannebakker, B. A., Koevoets, T., Judson, A. K., Desjardins, C. A., Kennedy, K., Duggan, D., Beukeboom, L. W., van de Zande, L., Shuker, D. M., Werren, J. H. & Gadau, J., 19 Jan 2010, In: PLoS One. 5, 1, 13 p., e8597.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  46. Published

    Relationships between student characteristics and self-, peer and tutor evaluations of oral presentations

    Langan, A. M., Shuker, D. M., Cullen, W. R., Penney, D., Preziosi, R. F. & Wheater, C. P., 2008, In: Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. 33, 2, p. 179-190 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Reproductive interference in insects

    Shuker, D. M. & Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Aug 2017, In: Ecological Entomology. 42, S1, p. 65-75

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. Published

    Same-sex sexual behaviour

    Balfour, V. L. & Shuker, D. M., 16 Nov 2020, In: Current Biology. 30, 22, p. R1345-R1346

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  49. Published

    Scale insects

    Ross, L. & Shuker, D. M., 10 Mar 2009, In: Current Biology. 19, 5, p. R184-R186 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Sex allocation and the evolution of insemination capacity under local mate competition

    Martel, V., Shuker, D. M., Boulton, R. A., Damiens, D. & Boivin, G., May 2016, In: Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 159, 2, p. 230-242 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  51. Published

    Sex allocation theory reveals a hidden cost of neonicotinoid exposure in a parasitoid wasp

    Whitehorn, P. R., Cook, N., Blackburn, C. V., Gill, S. M., Green, J. & Shuker, D. M., May 2015, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282, 1807, 6 p., 20150389.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  52. Published

    Sex ratios under asymmetrical local mate competition in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Shuker, D. M., Pen, I. & West, SA., May 2006, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 17, 3, p. 345-352 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  53. Published

    Sexual conflict, sex allocation and the genetic system

    Shuker, D. M., Moynihan, A. M. & Ross, L., 23 Oct 2009, In: Biology Letters. 5, 5, p. 682-685 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Sexual selection on male development time in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Moynihan, A. M. & Shuker, D. M., Sep 2011, In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24, 9, p. 2002-2013 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  55. Published

    Sexual stereotypes: the case of sexual cannibalism

    Dougherty, L. R., Burdfield-Steel, E. R. & Shuker, D. M., Feb 2013, In: Animal Behaviour. 85, 2, p. 313-322 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  56. Published

    Sperm blocking is not a male adaptation to sperm competition in a parasitoid wasp

    Boulton, R. A., Cook, N., Green, J., Greenway, E. V. & Shuker, D. M., 13 Jan 2018, In: Behavioral Ecology. 29, 1, p. 253-263

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  57. Published

    Temperature, age of mating and starvation determine the role of maternal effects on sex allocation in the mealybug Planococcus citri

    Ross, L., Dealey, E. J., Beukeboom, L. W. & Shuker, D. M., May 2011, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 65, 5, p. 909-919 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  58. Published

    Temporal variation in sex allocation in the mealybug Planococcus citri: adaptation, constraint, or both?

    Ross, L., Langenhof, M. B. W., Pen, I. & Shuker, D. M., Nov 2012, In: Evolutionary Ecology. 26, 6, p. 1481-1496 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  59. Published

    The costs and benefits of multiple mating in a mostly monandrous wasp

    Boulton, R. & Shuker, D. M., Apr 2015, In: Evolution. 69, 4, p. 939-949 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  60. Published

    The distribution of microsatellites in the Nasonia parasitoid wasp genome

    Pannebakker, B. A., Niehuis, O., Hedley, A., Gadau, J. & Shuker, D. M., Feb 2010, In: Insect Molecular Biology. 19, p. 91-98 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  61. Published

    The evolution and suppression of male suicide under paternal genome elimination

    Ross, L., Shuker, D. M. & Pen, I., Feb 2011, In: Evolution. 65, 2, p. 554-563 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  62. Published

    The extent and costs of reproductive interference among four species of true bug

    Shuker, D. M., Currie, N., Hoole, T. & Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Apr 2015, In: Population Ecology. 57, 2, p. 321-331 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  63. Published

    The fitness effects of a pale mutant in the aposematic seed bug Lygaeus simulans indicate pleiotropy between warning coloration and life history

    Balfour, V. L., Aumont, C., Dougherty, L. R. & Shuker, D. M., Dec 2018, In: Ecology and Evolution. 8, 24, p. 12855-12866 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  64. Published

    The quantitative genetic basis of polyandry in the parasitoid wasp, Nasonia vitripennis

    Shuker, D. M., Phillimore, AJ., Burton-Chellew, MN., Hodge, SE. & West, SA., Feb 2007, In: Heredity. 98, 2, p. 69-73 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  65. Published

    The quantitative genetic basis of sex ratio variation in Nasonia vitripennis: a QTL study

    Pannebakker, B. A., Watt, R., Knott, S. A., West, S. A. & Shuker, D. M., Jan 2011, In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24, 1, p. 12-22 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  66. Published

    The repeatability of mating failure in a polyandrous bug

    Greenway, E. V. & Shuker, D. M., Aug 2015, In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 28, 8, p. 1578-1582

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  67. Published

    The role of endosymbionts in the evolution of haploid-male genetic systems in scale insects (Coccoidea)

    Ross, L., Shuker, D. M., Normark, B. B. & Pen, I., May 2012, In: Ecology and Evolution. 2, 5, p. 1071-1081 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  68. Published

    The transcriptomic basis of oviposition behaviour in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Pannebakker, B. A., Trivedi, U., Blaxter, M. A., Watt, R. & Shuker, D. M., 19 Jul 2013, In: PLoS One. 8, 7, 9 p., e68608.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  69. Published

    Validating the demethylating effects of 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine in insects requires a whole-genome approach (A reply to Ellers et al.)

    Cook, N., Parker, D. J., Tauber, E., Pannebakker, B. A. & Shuker, D. M., Sep 2019, In: American Naturalist. 194, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  70. Published

    Variation in pre- and post-copulatory sexual selection on male genital size in two species of lygaeid bug

    Dougherty, L. R. & Shuker, D. M., Apr 2016, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 70, 4, p. 625-637 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  71. Published

    Variation in social and sexual behaviour in four species of aposematic seed bugs (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae): the role of toxic and non-toxic food

    Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Dougherty, L. R., Smith, L. A., Collins, L. A. & Shuker, D. M., Oct 2013, In: Behavioural Processes. 99, p. 52-61 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  72. Published

    Variation in the cost to females of the sexual conflict over mating in the seed bug, Lygaeus equestris

    Shuker, D. M., Ballantyne, GA. & Wedell, N., Aug 2006, In: Animal Behaviour. 72, p. 313-321 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  73. Published

    Wasp sex ratios when females on a patch are related

    Shuker, D. M., Reece, SE., Taylor, JAL. & West, SA., Aug 2004, In: Animal Behaviour. 68, p. 331-336 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  74. Published

    Why do adaptive immune responses cross-react?

    Fairlie-Clarke, KJ., Shuker, D. M. & Graham, AL., Feb 2009, In: Evolutionary Applications. 2, 1, p. 122-131 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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