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September 7, 2021

3Brain sponsors 71st SIF 2021

We're happy to be sponsoring the 71st SIF National Congress of The Italian Society of Physiology. The virtual event is happening on the 7th-9th of Sep. We look forward to seeing you there!

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July 1, 2021

Partnership with SuSoS AG

3Brain AG, the world’s first company to have placed sophisticated microchips in direct contact with cells to study them, and SuSoS AG, a high-tech company specialized in functional thin film coatings, have entered a commercialization agreement and areworking together to ensure that the 3Brain’s pioneering high-resolution microelectrode arrays (HD-MEA) and CorePlate™ technologies can be adopted quickly by as many users as possible thanks to the advantages brought by SuSoS’ AziGrip4™ CELL+ surface functionalization.

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June 28, 2021

3Brain sponsors XXV SIBPA National Congress 2021

Join XXV SIBPA National Congress 2021 as it begins today!

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June 23, 2021

Welcome Dr. Andrew Thomas on our board of directors as Chairman.

3Brain would like to welcome Dr. Andrew Thomas on our board of directors as Chairman.

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June 21, 2021

3Brain @ ISSCR 2021

The ISSCR 2021 Annual meeting begins next week on the 21st of June!
We're excited to be sharing more information with you about the HyperCAM Alpha at our booth for all those interested in 3Brain's new CorePlate™ technology for stem cells, ipsc, disease modeling, drug discovery, research, and more!

Reach out to any of us during the event, we are looking forward to sharing with you about the HyperCAM Alpha and our CorePlate™ Technology!

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June 8, 2021

Introducing the HyperCAM Alpha

Introducing the HyperCAM Alpha: The CorePlate™ powered multiwell platform, the next generation tool for drug discovery and research.

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May 10, 2021

Sejelas : Founder-CEO Interview Series

Read into this week's Founder-CEO Interview series with Mauro Gandolfo, CEO of 3Brain AG is pioneering the latest innovations in advanced biosensor technology, changing the way we do research in drug discovery, brain organoids and neuronal networks.

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May 7, 2021

New Publication: "A Monolayer System for the Efficient Generation of Motor Neuron Progenitors and Functional Motor Neurons from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells"

The success of your experiments relies highly on the generation of a robust, efficient and stable model. In this beautiful study from Cutarelli A. et al. (Università di Trento), the authors, faced with the limitations of current protocols for differentiating motor neurons from hiPSCs, have developed a new model optimized to convert hiPSCs into large quantities of functional MNs and their progenitors. Their results obtained with a 3Brain BioCAM system to assess neuronal network functionality are described in this paper.

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May 1, 2021

Improving reliability and reducing costs of cardiotoxicity assessments using laser-induced cell poration on microelectrode arrays

A big step towards improved cardiotoxicity assessment was made by combining laser-induced cell poration and 3Brain's CMOS HD-MEAs. In this study from Iachetta et al (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia) the authors describe an effective and reliable method for recording intracellular signals from thousands of cardiac cells simultaneously, compatible with high throughput screenings. This technique, taking advantage of 3Brain high-resolution MEAs properties, improves the reliability and reduces the costs of cardiotoxicity assessments, also by drastically reducing the number of independent experiments required.

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March 25, 2021

Ribbon Synapses Seminar Series 2021

Register for the first Ribbon Synapses Seminar Series 2021 today!
Today's session is focusing on the inner ear (auditory, balance and spatial orientation systems): first enjoy the musical talents of Empire Wild with Ken Kubota, Mitch Lyon and Brandon Ilaw - proudly sponsored by 3Brain AG, followed by a brief introduction from our very own, Sercan Deniz.
Then learn about how we encode sounds and process them in the auditory system with Tobias Moser, from Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, and Katja Bleckmann from Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. Ruth Anne Eatock from the University of Chicago will then enter into the details of the balance system in the inner ear.

Jointly hosted by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Collaborative Research Center of Universitätsmedizin Göttingen.

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March 3, 2021

Collaboration with a:head bio AG

Today we'd like to announce our official collaboration with a:head bio AG on the development of 3Brain’s next generation microelectrode array (MEA): the CorePlate ™ technology.
With this collaboration we intend to improve the technology to allow for extraction of highly resolved electric signals from 3D biology in an automated, high-throughput work flow.

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February 12, 2021

New publication : "A claustrum in reptiles and its role in slow-wave sleep"

In this exciting paper from Norimoto et al., researchers from the Gilles Laurent lab at Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main deciphered the function of a not so well known brain structure, the claustrum, showing how it is involved in the control of brain activity during sleep cycles. Our HD-MEAs helped measure the in vitro propagation velocity of the sharp-wave ripples (SWRs) generated in the claustrum of a reptile (the Australian bearded dragon Pogona vitticeps) during sleep.

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January 29, 2021

Launching of the Neu-ChiP Project

Aston University has received €3.5m from the European Commission with many researchers including 3Brain AG, to show how neurons – the brain’s information processors – can be harnessed to supercharge computers’ machine learning abilities.

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January 27, 2021

The 3Brain - Massimo Grattarola Award

In memory of his pioneering work in Bioelectronics, we are honored to inaugurate the very first 3Brain - Massimo Grattarola Award on his birthday today! The Award aims to support young post doc neuroscientists into the start of their career.
Head into the page now to read the details and eligibility to apply for this research award and win 10,000€!

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January 11, 2021

SFN Connectome 21

Visit us at #SfNConnectome21 from today till 13th at 10:00-15:30 EST: 3Brain-SFNConnectome21
We will be available for video chat, but if you're not able to catch us, we also have a link to schedule a better timing for a proper video chat: Schedule Chat
We look forward to connecting with you there!

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December 10, 2020

Upcoming Research Award

We are thrilled to announce a great opportunity for young Post Docs. 3Brain wants to promote young neuroscientists at the beginning of their scientific journey by awarding the most inspiring project idea involving HD-MEA recordings from in-vitro models. Don’t miss the chance to win a 10,000€ award. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter, more details coming soon!

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June 10, 2020

Neuronal Glutamatergic Network Electrically Wired with Silent But Activatable Gap Junctions

New paper released! Beautiful work from Diana Ixmatlahua et al (Rafael Gutiérrez team, Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute, (Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN) Mexico). With the simultaneous recording of thousands of cells on a 3Brain HD-MEA, they discovered that the well-known glutamatergic mossy fiber synapse of the hippocampus was hiding silent but ready-to-use, pH-sensitive, electrical synapses.

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March 16, 2020

3Brain during COVID-19

We would like to provide an update on 3Brain AG, especially after the press conference held by the Federal Council of Switzerland last Friday.

Due to the events of COVID-19 in Switzerland. We would like to inform and ensure everyone on 3Brain's flow of operations as we will continue to stick to our commitments to our customers. Events will be ensured as far as we can and we will update all personnel by email for any changes ahead of time to avoid inconveniences on your behalf.

If you do have any inquiries, please feel free to get in contact directly with us at: info@3brain.com

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January 30, 2020

3Brain @ Neurex 2020

We attended Neurex's first workshop of 2020. With Dr.Sercan Deniz, in Strasbourg, meeting up with many others in the neuroscientific field over the theme of the "Cerebellum".

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January 24, 2020

3Brain @ SLAS2020

One of our first conferences into 2020!

Showing the true potentials of HD-MEAs as to how we bring CMOS technology together with MEAs. Displaying not only the BioCAM DupleX, but also the upcoming BioCAM MultipleX!

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January 2, 2020

Electrical coupling of heterotypic ganglion cells in the mammalian retina

As written by JNeurosci, "Electrical coupling between different types of ganglion cells exists in mammalian retinae, highlighting complexity of cross-talk between distinct CNS neural pathways."

This publication shows that with the right tools, researchers still redefine studies that have been taught for well over 20 years!

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November 16, 2019

3Brain @ BraYn2019

We attended the event for BraYn 2019 this year. Meeting many young and innovative neuroscientists of the field this year. We hope we brought forth some inspiration for technological advancements in the Neuroscience field, and hopefully be a contribution to the research, experiments, and successes of the young generations today.

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November 16, 2019

Neural field models for latent state inference: Application to large-scale neuronal recordings

This new publication shows an intriguing approach to infere the intrinsic state of neurons starting from large-scale high-density MEA recordings.Applied to 3Brain data it has been made possible to determine the role of the refractory state in spatiotemporal dynamics of developing neonatal retinal waves.

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November 12, 2019

3Brain @ CSEM Business Day 2019

On Nov 12 for the CSEM Business Day, with the theme of Deep Tech, many great special guests such as Dava Newman, Nasa former Deputy Administrator, and Lukas Viglietti, President at SwissApollo, spoke at the event. Our CEO (Mauro Gandolfo) also presented that day on the topic of Brain On Chip.

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October 29, 2019

The only 3D MEA Multi-well platform

With our recent reveal of the HyperCAM Alpha at SFN19, the link to it's signing up page will be available here. Through there you will be able to subscribe exclusively for upcoming information regarding the HyperCAM Alpha.

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October 23, 2019

3Brain @ SFN19

It has been our pleasure being here with many professionals in this year's SFN! We'll definitely see you guys again next year, but in the meantime, follow us here to get updates or ask us questions on our upcoming microelectrode array (MEA) developments.

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October 11, 2019

SFN 2019 this year

We will be attending and exhibiting at the SFN 2019 this year. We will be present at our booth (No.1368) with our BioCAM DupleX and an upcoming product to the BioCAM line which we call MultipleX. We shall be bringing more information to the booth on how our multiwell system platform highly differentiates itself within the field of electrophysiology.

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September 27, 2019

Investigating the Effects of Mechanical Stimulation on Retinal Ganglion Cell Spontaneous Spiking Activity

With united inputs on a publication, we've combined our system with other setups. In this particular paper, it is demonstrated how a ferrule-top micro-indentation system is used to measure visco-elastic properties of the retina along with electrophysiological activity.

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September 23, 2019

3Brain @ SPS 2019

We attended the 2019 SPS (Safety Pharmacology Society) in Barcelona this year. Mainly providing details at our booth about the BioCAM DupleX.  Information such as regarding how it functions in applications with neuronal cultures, organoids, brain slices, stem cells, safety in toxicology, and drug discovery.

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September 21, 2019

3Brain @ IBRO2019 South Korea

Our BioCAM DupleX was represented by our Korean distributor, SciTech Korea, at the IBRO 2019 this year. It has been our pleasure to be able to be a part of this and we will be available for any further questions through our contact form.

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September 20, 2019

Hippocampal Neuronal Culture on the New Accura Chip

Spontaneous activity of an immature dissociated hippocampal cultures at 11DIVs.

Despite the young age, the culture exhibits a sustained activity with strong spike events on many electrodes. Sporadic network bursts show the onset of synchronous activity.

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September 12, 2019

3Brain @ The European Retina Meeting 2019

We were at the European Retina Meeting 2019 in Helsinki this year. Having our booth displaying the BiocamX, BioCAM DupleX and our new Accura Chip to all those innovative individuals who are interested in new concepts and technology to assist them in the field of research behind retinas.

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September 9, 2019

The BioCAM DupleX: Official Brochure

For those who seek for more detailed information regarding the BioCAM DupleX, the brochure is available now for download. We’ve included in-depths into performance levels, tech specs, applications, and much more.

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July 22, 2019

EVOS add-on is Live

Our EVOS add-on is live. The BrainWave add-on to perform Long Term Potentiation/Depression on high density 3Brain MEA probes. The data sample file is available for download.

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June 24, 2019

3Brain @ Spike Sorting and Reproducibility for Next Generation Electrophysiology

It has been a pleasure to be here at the workshop held at the University of Edinburgh. We've attended with many other professionals to discuss about the next generation of MEAs for electrophysiology. Demonstrations on BrainWave4 was made to show it's possible contribution into the future along with our new BioCAM DupleX.

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June 17, 2019

The new in-vitro electrophysiology reimagined: The BioCAM DupleX

Introducing our fully bi-directional microelectrode array platform, the BioCAM DupleX. Through 15 years of research and development, 3Brain has created a state-of-the-art microelectrode array with more cutting-edge functions based on the latest generation of Khíron chips.

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February 18, 2019

Stem Cells and Organoids in Development and Disease Symposium

We will be at the Stem Cells & Organoids in Development & Disease Symposium in Amsterdam on February 20-22. Meet us at booth #50 to see how our cutting-edge microelectrode array technology boosts research on organoids and stem cells.

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February 15, 2019

Meet 3Brain at the Roadshow in Paris

We're bringing our advanced microelectrode array technology to the City of Lights this February 18th and 19th. Our Roadshow in Paris is an incredible opportunity to discover BioCAM X, our MEA probes and latest BrainWave 4 software and see how they meet your research needs. To find out more, send an email to info@3brain.com.

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January 3, 2019

BrainWave 4 is 3Brain's newest software for HD electrophysiological data

BrainWave 4 offers a new way to collect, analyze and export electrophysiological data gathered using 3Brain's microelectrode array (MEA) platforms. With this feature-rich software, you can filter the data, detect and sort spikes in activity, analyze local field potentials (LPFs), and much more. Find out how you can download BrainWave 4 and choose the right license to advance your research in drug discovery, brain organoids, neuronal networks and the retina.

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December 7, 2018

Non-parametric Physiological Classification of Retinal Ganglion Cells in the Mouse Retina

Through 3Brain’s CMOS-MEA, this study allowed the classification of over 30 distinct retinal ganglion cells from mice’s retinas. The research was done with the automatic classification of large-scale retinal recordings using a simple stimulus paradigm and a spike train distance measure as a clustering metric

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October 26, 2018

Project Khíron: High-density multi electrode array goes 3D

A new gold standard for electrical measurement in the emerging in vitro world of three dimensional models. That's what Swiss medtech 3Brain has established by partnering with CSEM. Its Khíron chip enables fast, accurate intra-tissue measurement and continuous nutrient and oxygen supply through all tissue layers for the first time. And it is set to unlock the potential of next-generation cell culture models in disease modeling and preclinical studies.

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July 5, 2018

3Brain @ FENS2018 in Berlin

We will be at the 2018 #FENS conference in Berlin from July 7 to July 11. Visit our Booth #163 to see the Most Advanced Device for Label Free Functional Imaging

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July 1, 2018

3Brain aims for over CHF1.1 million in revenue this year

Three years after the launch of its first product, 3Brain has seen a 38 percent increase in its revenues and now aims to reach over CHF 1.100K this year. The brain-computer company is currently developing new strategies to accelerate its growth.

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May 21, 2018

3Brain is proud to be sponsor of Neurizons 2018 29th May – 1st June 2018 in Göttingen, Germany

Join our team of experts present for this event and find out why BioCAM X MEA platform is the technology of choice for label-free in-vitro electrophysiology

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May 21, 2018

3Brain @ ISCAS2018

3Brain has been invitated as industrial speaker at ISCAS meeting on the May 29th, morning session.

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February 28, 2018

3Brain in the investor top 50

Bilan, the authoritative reference magazine of Swiss economy, selected 3Brain for the top-50 list of companies that investors should be paying attention to. In the Medtech area, 3Brain has been appointed as one of the top level companies and the only one in the Swiss ecosystem developing promising neuro-technologies. 3Brain has been selected for its unique biosensor that opens new possibilities for tackling brain diseases and innovative neuroprosthetic solutions.

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February 8, 2018

3Brain @ SWISS NORDIC BIO 2018

3Brain will participate to SWISS NORDIC BIO 2018 on the 8th of Febraury 2018. Mauro Gandolfo, CEO of 3Brain, has been invited to give an inspirational key note on how to get success in participating to Eureka Eurostar project

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January 30, 2018

ALA Scientific visit @ 3Brain

Andy Pomeranz, VP of ALA Scientific, our partner and distributor for the USA, participated in the training week about @3Brain 's products in our facility in Switzerland. The training comprised a successful demo at the laboratory of Egidio D'Angelo in Pavia (IT) on cerebellar slices!

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November 10, 2017

3Brain at the SfN Meeting in Washington, Nov 11-15 2017

3Brain attends the SfN’s 47th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017, which is the world’s largest neuroscience conference for scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system.

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November 3, 2017

3Brain GmbH becomes 3Brain AG and appoints new board of directors

3Brain, the leading Swiss brain-computer company, changes corporate structure to 3Brain AG by a capital increase and appoints executives from USA, Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland.

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August 31, 2017

SFN Meeting 2017

Come to visit us at the 68th Italian Physiolgical Society Meeting (SIF) in Pavia (Italy), from 6 to 8 September 2017!!

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July 24, 2017

The world first high-resolution multi-well Brain-on-chip product will drastically improve drug development in neurological disorders

The EU has granted CHF 1.7 million to the new project - 3BrainScreen -, which complements a Swiss project of CHF 1.5 million and will be coordinated by 3Brain, the Swiss brain-computer company

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May 27, 2017

Alzheimer's disease on CHIP

Neurotoxicity and the accumulation of extracellular amyloid-beta1–42 (Aβ) peptides are associated with the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and correlate with neuronal activity and network dysfunctions, ultimately leading to cellular death. However, research on neurodegenerative diseases is hampered by the paucity of reliable readouts and experimental models to study such functional decline from an early onset and to test rescue strategies within networks at cellular resolution. To overcome this important obstacle, in Amin et al., authors used 3Brain's CMOS-chips with 4096-electrodes to model AD on rat hippocampal cell culture.

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May 17, 2017

NeuroFrance Meeting 2017

Ready to show our fantastic MEA mecordings!! Visit our booth (no 3) at the NeuroFrance meeting

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March 7, 2017

Unsupervised Spike Sorting for Large-Scale, High-Density Multi-Electrode Arrays

In a recent paper published on Cell Reports, Hilgen and colleagues presented a "method for automated spike sorting for recordings with high-density, large-scale multielectrode arrays". Exploiting the dense sampling of single neurons by multiple electrodes, an efficient, low-dimensional representation of detected spikes consisting of estimated spatial spike locations and dominant spike shape features is exploited for fast and reliable clustering into single units. Millions of events can be sorted in minutes, and the method is parallelized and scales better than quadratically with the number of detected spikes. Performance is demonstrated using recordings with a 4,096-channel array and validated using anatomical imaging, optogenetic stimulation, and model-based quality control. Their approach demonstrates that it is feasible to reliably isolate the activity of up to thousands of neurons and that dense, multi-channel probes substantially aid reliable spike sorting.

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November 1, 2016

SFN Meeting 2016

Visit our Booth (#430) at the SFN meeting in SanDiego

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May 22, 2016

ISDN Congress 2016

We are at the ISDN congress in Antibes, France.

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March 30, 2016

Human neurons firing on-a-CMOS-MEA-chip

How human neural networks fire spiking activity and responds to electrical stimuli when they coupled to a dense multi-electrode arrays for up to 3 months

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September 1, 2015

CTI Certification

3Brain has been awarded with the Swiss CTI Label

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