prof. RNDr. Luděk Bláha, Ph.D.

Vice-dean for science, research, foreign affairs and doctoral studies, Faculty of Science
Head, Mechanistic Environmental Toxicology


Office: bud. A29/421
Kamenice 753/5
625 00 Brno

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Mobile phone: +420 605 510 953
Phone: +420 549 49 3194
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Curriculum vitae

Person Identification
  • Ludek Blaha, born Oct 26, 1972; Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic, married, 3 children
  • Permanent address - Prumperk 9, 62100 Brno
Workplace
  • Masaryk university, Faculty of Science
    RECETOX - Research Center for Toxic Compounds in the Environment
    Kamenice 5, 625 00 Brno, CZ
Employment Position
  • Professor
  • Deputy director of RECETOX
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 1996: Master of Science in Biology - microbiology, MU, Brno
  • 1999: Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry, MU, Brno
  • 2005: Habilitation - Environmental Chemistry, MU, Brno
  • 2013: Professor - Environmental Chemistry, MU, Brno
Employment Summary
  • since 1999 - Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2000 - 2010 - Institute of Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences (part time)
  • 1999 - 2002 - Veterinary Research Institute, Brno (part time)
Pedagogical Activities
  • Lectures at MU:
    General Ecotoxicology, Good Laboratory practice, Biomarkers and toxicity mechanisms, Immunotoxicology
  • Full semester lectures from Ecotoxicology at UK Prague, University of Pardubice
  • Supervision of students:
    PhD supervisor - 12 successfully defended PhD theses
    Supervisor of MSc. and BSc. students - 21 finalized theses
Research
  • Research interests:
    Environmental toxicology of organic compounds
    Mechanistic toxicology and ecotoxicology in vitro, biomarkers of effects
    Eutrophication of surface waters, fate and toxicology of cyanobacterial toxins
    Microbiotests in aquatic ecotoxicology and QSAR
  • Research projects - 12x principal investigator (PI), 8x co-PI, 15x partner
  • Major recent grants (selection, PI at MU):
    2017-2021 H2020 HBM4EU project (WP leader)
    2015-2017 GACR (National Science Foundation) - Hepatic toxicity mechanisms of cyanotoxins
    2017-2019 EU H2020 MSC - Obesogens
    2014-2016 JmK/EU H2020 supported SoMoPro - WaterChem
    2012-2016 EU COST - CYANOCOST (vice-chair)
    2009-2013 EU 7th FWP - AQUAREHAB (WP leader)
    2016-2019 MPO Trio - Functional polymers for nanofiltration
  • Framework and infrastructure projects - MŠMT VZ INCHEMBIOL (PI), OPVK RECETOX-Networking (PI), OP VaVpI CETOCOEN (WP leader)
Academic Stays
  • 2004-2006 U.S.A. (Michigan State University, MI), 20 months
  • 2003 Germany (Hamburg University), 2 months
  • 1999 UK (University of Dundee, Skotsko), 1 month
  • 1998 Canada (National Water Research Institute, Burlington, Ontario), 3 months
University Activities
  • Doctoral Programme Biology - head; Ecotoxicology programme - head
  • Environmental chemistry - doctoral board member
  • Academic Senate of MU - member 2014-2017
  • Expert group of MU on instrumentation purchasing - member
Extrauniversity Activities
  • Academic and expert functions:
    Member of Scientific Board AF MENDELU, member of institutional board VÚVeL, v.v.i.
    Member of evaluation panels - GAČR P503, Czech governmental panels for RDI
    Member of doctoral boards at VFU Brno and University Pardubice
  • Environmental legislation and harmonization:
    European Medicines Agency (EMA)- member of Working Party on Environmental risks of veterinary pharmaceuticals (EMA ERAWP)
    EC Joint Research Centre - Science and Policy advisor (Waste waters and effluents, sludge and composts)
    Public Health Institute CZ - organization of interlaboratory exercises (analyses of microcystins)
    Public Health Institute CZ - national decree on drinking water quality (implementation of cyanotoxin microcystin)
Appreciation by Scientific Community
  • Czech Academy of Sciences Award for the best young scientist (2007 - Ecotoxicity of cyanobacteria)
  • Awards of supervised students - 11x (Brno PhD talent, best conference papers, dean's and rector's awards)
  • Editorial boards - member - Environmental Sciences Europe, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Chemosphere, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
  • Organization and chairing of international conferences - 6x (SETAC Europe 2004, 2006, 2010; RESLIM 2006, CYANOCOST 2014 a 2016) Invited lectures to of international conferences - 11x (SETAC Europe 2005, European Conference of Oncology Pharmacy 2008, International Association for Cyanophyte Research 2010, International Water and Health Congress 2017, and others)
Selected Publications (130 ISI WOS papers / 2500 citations)
  • MOOSOVÁ, Zdena, Pavel HROUZEK, Aleksandra KAPUSCIK, Luděk BLÁHA a Ondřej ADAMOVSKÝ. Immunomodulatory effects of selected cyanobacterial peptides in vitro. Toxicon, OXFORD: PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2018, roč. 149, July, s. 20-25. ISSN 0041-0101. doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2018.04.031. URL info
  • TOUŠOVÁ, Zuzana, Jean FROMENT, Peter OSWALD, Jaroslav SLOBODNÍK, Klára HILSCHEROVÁ, Kevin V. THOMAS, Knut Erik TOLLEFSEN, Malcolm REID, Katherine LANGFORD a Luděk BLÁHA. Identification of algal growth inhibitors in treated waste water using effect-directed analysis based on non-target screening techniques. Journal of Hazardous Materials, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science BV., 2018, roč. 358, September, s. 494-502. ISSN 0304-3894. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2018.05.031. URL info
  • NJATTUVETTY CHANDRAN, Naveen, Dana FOJTOVÁ, Lucie BLÁHOVÁ, Eliška ROZMÁNKOVÁ a Luděk BLÁHA. Acute and (sub)chronic toxicity of the neonicotinoid imidacloprid on Chironomus riparius. Chemosphere, OXFORD: PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2018, roč. 209, October, s. 568-577. ISSN 0045-6535. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.06.102. URL info
  • BASU, Amrita, Aneta DYDOWICZOVÁ, Lucie ČTVERÁČKOVÁ, Libor JAŠA, James E. TROSKO, Luděk BLÁHA a Pavel BABICA. Assessment of Hepatotoxic Potential of Cyanobacterial Toxins Using 3D In Vitro Model of Adult Human Liver Stem Cells. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, WASHINGTON: AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2018, roč. 52, č. 17, s. 10078-10088. ISSN 0013-936X. doi:10.1021/acs.est.8b02291. URL info
  • MANTZOUKI, Evanthia, James CAMPBELL, Emiel VAN LOON, Petra VISSER, Iosif KONSTANTINOU, Maria ANTONIOU, Gregory GIULIANI, Danielle MACHADO-VIEIRA, Alinne Gurjao DE OLIVEIRA, Dubravka Spoljaric MARONIC, Filip STEVIC, Tanja Zuna PFEIFFER, Itana Bokan VUCELIC, Petar ZUTINIC, Marija Gligora UDOVIC, Andelka PLENKOVIC-MORAJ, Nikoletta TSIARTA, Luděk BLÁHA, Rodan GERIŠ, Markéta FRÁNKOVÁ, Kirsten Seestern CHRISTOFFERSEN, Trine Perlt WARMING, Tonu FELDMANN, Alo LAAS, Kristel PANKSEP, Lea TUVIKENE, Kersti KANGRO, Kerstin HAGGQVIST, Pauliina SALMI, Lauri ARVOLA, Jutta FASTNER, Dietmar STRAILE, Karl-Otto ROTHHAUPT, Jeremy FONVIELLE, Hans-Peter GROSSART, Christos AVAGIANOS, Triantafyllos KALOUDIS, Theodoros TRIANTIS, Sevasti-Kiriaki ZERVOU, Anastasia HISKIA, Spyros GKELIS, Manthos PANOU, Valerie MCCARTHY, Victor C. PERELLO, Ulrike OBERTEGGER, Adriano BOSCAINI, Giovanna FLAIM, Nico SALMASO, Leonardo CERASINO, Judita KOREIVIENE, Jurate KAROSIENE, Jurate KASPEROVICIENE, Ksenija SAVADOVA, Irma VITONYTE, Sigrid HAANDE, Birger SKJELBRED, Magdalena GRABOWSKA, Maciej KARPOWICZ, Damian CHMURA, Lidia NAWROCKA, Justyna KOBOS, Hanna MAZUR-MARZEC, Pablo ALCARAZ-PARRAGA, Elzbieta WILK-WOZNIAK, Wojciech KRZTON, Edward WALUSIAK, Ilona GAGALA, Joana MANKIEWICZ-BOCZEK, Magdalena TOPOROWSKA, Barbara PAWLIK-SKOWRONSKA, Michal NIEDZWIECKI, Wojciech PECZULA, Agnieszka NAPIORKOWSKA-KRZEBIETKE, Julita DUNALSKA, Justyna SIENSKA, Daniel SZYMANSKI, Marek KRUK, Agnieszka BUDZYNSKA, Ryszard GOLDYN, Anna KOZAK, Joanna ROSINSKA, Elzbieta SZELAG-WASIELEWSKA, Piotr DOMEK, Natalia JAKUBOWSKA-KREPSKA, Kinga KWASIŹUR, Beata MESSYASZ, Aleksandra PELECHATA, Mariusz PELECHATY, Mikolaj KOKOCINSKI, Beata MADRECKA, Iwona KOSTRZEWSKA-SZLAKOWSKA, Magdalena FRAK, Agnieszka BANKOWSKA-SOBCZAK, Michal WASILEWICZ, Agnieszka OCHOCKA, Agnieszka PASZTALENIEC, Iwona JASSER, Ana M. ANTAO-GERALDES, Manel LEIRA, Armand HERNANDEZ, Vitor VASCONCELOS, Joao MORAIS, Micaela VALE, Pedro M. RAPOSEIRO, Vitor GONCALVES, Boris ALEKSOVSKI, Svetislav KRSTIC, Hana NEMOVA, Iveta DRASTICHOVA, Lucia CHOMOVA, Spela REMEC-REKAR, Tina ELERSEK, Jordi DELGADO-MARTIN, David GARCIA, Jose Luis CEREIJO, Joan GOMA, Mari Carmen TRAPOTE, Teresa VEGAS-VILARRUBIA, Biel OBRADOR, Ana GARCIA-MURCIA, Monserrat REAL, Elvira ROMANS, Jordi NOGUERO-RIBES, David Parreno DUQUE, Elisabeth FERNANDEZ-MORAN, Barbara UBEDA, Jose Angel GALVEZ, Rafael MARCE, Nuria CATALAN, Carmen PEREZ-MARTINEZ, Eloisa RAMOS-RODRIGUEZ, Carmen CILLERO-CASTRO, Enrique MORENO-OSTOS, Jose Maria BLANCO, Valeriano RODRIGUEZ, Jorge Juan MONTES-PEREZ, Roberto L. PALOMINO, Estela RODRIGUEZ-PEREZ, Rafael CARBALLEIRA, Antonio CAMACHO, Antonio PICAZO, Carlos ROCHERA, Anna C. SANTAMANS, Carmen FERRIOL, Susana ROMO, Juan Miguel SORIA, Lars-Anders HANSSON, Pablo URRUTIA-CORDERO, Arda OZEN, Andrea G. BRAVO, Moritz BUCK, William COLOM-MONTERO, Kristiina MUSTONEN, Don PIERSON, Yang YANG, Jolanda M. H. VERSPAGEN, Lisette N. DE SENERPONT DOMIS, Laura SEELEN, Sven TEURLINCX, Yvon VERSTIJNEN, Miquel LURLING, Valentini MALIAKA, Elisabeth J. FAASSEN, Delphine LATOUR, Cayelan C. CAREY, Hans W. PAERL, Andrea TOROKNE, Tunay KARAN, Nilsun DEMIR, Meryem BEKLIOGLU, Nur FILIZ, Eti E. LEVI, Ugur ISKIN, Gizem BEZIRCI, Ulku Nihan TAVSANOGLU, Kemal CELIK, Koray OZHAN, Nusret KARAKAYA, Mehmet Ali Turan KOCER, Mete YILMAZ, Faruk MARASLIOGLU, Ozden FAKIOGLU, Elif Neyran SOYLU, Meral Apaydin YAGCI, Sakir CINAR, Kadir CAPKIN, Abdulkadir YAGCI, Mehmet CESUR, Fuat BILGIN, Cafer BULUT, Rahmi UYSAL, Latife KOKER, Reyhan AKCAALAN, Meric ALBAY, Mehmet Tahir ALP, Korhan OZKAN, Tugba Ongun SEVINDIK, Hatice TUNCA, Burcin ONEM, Jessica RICHARDSON, Christine EDWARDS, Victoria BERGKEMPER, Sarah O LEARY, Eilish BEIRNE, Hannah CROMIE a Bastiaan W. IBELINGS. Data Descriptor: A European Multi Lake Survey dataset of environmental variables, phytoplankton pigments and cyanotoxins. SCIENTIFIC DATA, LONDON: NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2018, roč. 5, October, s. 1-13. ISSN 2052-4463. doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.226. URL info
  • MIKULA, Přemysl, Marie MLNAŘÍKOVÁ, Haruko TAKAHASHI, Pavel BABICA, Kenichi KURODA, Luděk BLÁHA a Iva SOVADINOVÁ. Branched Poly(ethylene imine)s as Anti-algal and Anti-cyanobacterial Agents with Selective Flocculation Behavior to Cyanobacteria over Algae. Macromolecular Bioscience, WEINHEIM: Wiley-VCH, 2018, roč. 18, č. 10, s. 1-11. ISSN 1616-5187. doi:10.1002/mabi.201800187. URL info
  • MASNER, Petr, Barbora JAVŮRKOVÁ a Luděk BLÁHA. Rapid in situ toxicity testing with luminescent bacteria Photorhabdus luminescens and Vibrio fischeri adapted to a small portable luminometer. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, HEIDELBERG: SPRINGER HEIDELBERG, 2017, roč. 24, č. 4, s. 3748-3758. ISSN 0944-1344. doi:10.1007/s11356-016-8096-9. URL info
  • PILER, Pavel, Vít KANDRNAL a Luděk BLÁHA. Critical assessment of the research outcomes of European birth cohorts: linking environmental factors with non-communicable diseases. Public Health, LONDON: W B SAUNDERS CO LTD, 2017, roč. 145, April, s. 136-145. ISSN 0033-3506. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2016.12.037. URL info
  • PROCHÁZKOVÁ, Tereza, Eliška SYCHROVÁ, Barbora JAVŮRKOVÁ, Jaroslava VEČERKOVÁ, Jiří KOHOUTEK, Olga LEPSOVA-SKACELOVA, Luděk BLÁHA a Klára HILSCHEROVÁ. Phytoestrogens and sterols in waters with cyanobacterial blooms - Analytical methods and estrogenic potencies. Chemosphere, Oxford: PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE, 2017, roč. 170, March, s. 104-112. ISSN 0045-6535. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.12.006. URL info
  • BLÁHOVÁ, Lucie, Jiří KOHOUTEK, E. KADLECOVA, L. KOZAKOVA a Luděk BLÁHA. Assessment of non-derivatized beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) neurotoxin in free form in urine of patients with nonspecific neurological symptoms. Toxicon, OXFORD: PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2017, roč. 133, July, s. 48-57. ISSN 0041-0101. doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2017.04.011. URL info
  • TOUŠOVÁ, Zuzana, Peter OSWALD, Jaroslav SLOBODNÍK, Luděk BLÁHA, Melis MUZ, Meng HU, Werner BRACK, Martin KRAUSS, Carolina DI PAOLO PAOLO, Zsolt TARCAI, Thomas-Benjamin SEILER, Henner HOLLERT, Sanja KOPRIVICA, Marijan AHEL, Jennifer E. SCHOLLEE, Juliane HOLLENDER, Marc J. F. SUTER, Anita O. HIDASI, Kristin SCHIRMER, Manoj SONAVANE, Selim AIT-AISSA, Nicolas CREUSOT, Francois BRION, Jean FROMENT, Ana Catarina ALMEIDA, Kevin THOMAS, Knut Erik TOLLEFSEN, Sara TUFI, Xiyu OUYANG, Pim LEONARDS, Marja LAMOREE, Victoria Osorio TORRENS, Annemieke KOLKMAN, Merijn SCHRIKS, Petra SPIRHANZLOVA, Andrew TINDALL a Tobias SCHULZE. European demonstration program on the effect-based and chemical identification and monitoring of organic pollutants in European surface waters. Science of the Total Environment, AMSTERDAM: Elsevier Science BV, 2017, roč. 601, December, s. 1849-1868. ISSN 0048-9697. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.06.032. URL info
  • JARQUE ORTIZ, Sergio, Petr MASNER, Jana KLÁNOVÁ, Roman PROKEŠ a Luděk BLÁHA. Bioluminescent Vibrio fischeri Assays in the Assessment of Seasonal and Spatial Patterns in Toxicity of Contaminated River Sediments. Frontiers in Microbiology, Switzerland: Frontiers Research Foundation, 2016, roč. 7, November, s. "nestrankovano". ISSN 1664-302X. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01738. URL info
  • TOUŠOVÁ, Zuzana, Jan KUTA, David HYNEK, Vojtěch ADAM, René KIZEK, Luděk BLÁHA a Klára HILSCHEROVÁ. Metallothionein modulation in relation to cadmium bioaccumulation and age-dependent sensitivity of Chironomus riparius larvae. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Landsberg, Germany: Ecomed, 2016, roč. 23, č. 11, s. 10504-10513. ISSN 0944-1344. doi:10.1007/s11356-016-6362-5. URL info
  • JARQUE ORTIZ, Sergio, Michal BITTNER, Luděk BLÁHA a Klára HILSCHEROVÁ. Yeast Biosensors for Detection of Environmental Pollutants: Current State and Limitations. TRENDS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY, LONDON: ELSEVIER SCIENCE LONDON, 2016, roč. 34, č. 5, s. 408-419. ISSN 0167-7799. doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2016.01.007. URL info
  • BLÁHOVÁ, Lucie, Jiří KOHOUTEK, Tereza PROCHÁZKOVÁ, Michaela PRUDÍKOVÁ a Luděk BLÁHA. Phytoestrogens in milk: Overestimations caused by contamination of the hydrolytic enzyme used during sample extraction. Journal of Dairy Science, New York: Elsevier Science Inc., 2016, roč. 99, č. 9, s. 6973-6982. ISSN 0022-0302. doi:10.3168/jds.2016-10926. URL info
  • ISIDORI, Marina, Concetta PISCITELLI, Chiara RUSSO, Marie SMUTNÁ a Luděk BLÁHA. Teratogenic effects of five anticancer drugs on Xenopus laevis embryo. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, San Diego (CA) USA: ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE, 2016, roč. 133, November, s. 90-96. ISSN 0147-6513. doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2016.06.044. URL info
  • RAJASÄRKKÄ, Suvi Johanna Irene, Marek PERNICA, Jan KUTA, Jonas LASNAK, Zdeněk ŠIMEK a Luděk BLÁHA. Drinking water contaminants from epoxy resin-coated pipes: A field study. Water Research, OXFORD: PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2016, roč. 103, October, s. 133-140. ISSN 0043-1354. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2016.07.027. URL info
  • BENÍŠEK, Martin, Petr KUKUČKA, Giulio MARIANI, Gert SUURKUUSK, Bernd M. GAWLIK, Giovanni LOCORO, John P. GIESY a Luděk BLÁHA. Dioxins and dioxin-like compounds in composts and digestates from European countries as determined by the in vitro bioassay and chemical analysis. Chemosphere, OXFORD (ENGLAND): Elsevier Science, 2015, roč. 122, MARCH, s. 168-175. ISSN 0045-6535. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.11.039. URL info
  • JAROŠOVÁ, Barbora, Jan FILIP, Klára HILSCHEROVÁ, Jiří TUČEK, Zdeněk ŠIMEK, John P. GIESY, Radek ZBOŘIL a Luděk BLÁHA. Can zero-valent iron nanoparticles remove waterborne estrogens? JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, LONDON (ENGLAND): ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2015, roč. 150, MARCH, s. 387-392. ISSN 0301-4797. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2014.12.007. URL info
  • OPRŠAL, Jakub, Luděk BLÁHA, Miloslav POUZAR, Petr KNOTEK, Milan VLČEK a Kateřina HRDÁ. Assessment of silver nanoparticle toxicity for common carp (Cyprinus carpio) fish embryos using a novel method controlling the agglomeration in the aquatic media. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, HEIDELBERG (GERMANY): Springer, 2015, roč. 22, č. 23, s. 19124-19132. ISSN 0944-1344. doi:10.1007/s11356-015-5120-4. URL info
  • ADAMOVSKÝ, Ondřej, Zdena MOOSOVÁ, Michaela PEKAROVA, Amrita BASU, Pavel BABICA, Lenka Svihalkova SINDLEROVA, Lukáš KUBALA a Luděk BLÁHA. Immunomodulatory Potency of Microcystin, an Important Water-Polluting Cyanobacterial Toxin. Environmental Science and Technology, WASHINGTON, DC (USA): American Chemical Society, 2015, roč. 49, č. 20, s. 12457-12464. ISSN 0013-936X. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b02049. URL info
  • ODRÁŠKA, Pavel, Lenka DOLEZALOVA, Jan KUTA, Michal ORAVEC, Pavel PILER, Stanislav SYNEK a Luděk BLÁHA. Association of Surface Contamination by Antineoplastic Drugs With Different Working Conditions in Hospital Pharmacies. ARCHIVES OF ENVIRONMENTAL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, ABINGDON: ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2014, roč. 69, č. 3, s. 148-158. ISSN 1933-8244. doi:10.1080/19338244.2013.763757. info
  • SMUTNÁ, Marie, Pavel BABICA, Sergio JARQUE ORTIZ, Klára HILSCHEROVÁ, Blahoslav MARŠÁLEK, Maher HAEBA a Luděk BLÁHA. Acute, chronic and reproductive toxicity of complex cyanobacterial blooms in Daphnia magna and the role of microcystins. Toxicon, OXFORD: Elsevier Science, 2014, roč. 79, march, s. 11-18. ISSN 0041-0101. doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2013.12.009. info
  • SMETANOVÁ, Soňa, Luděk BLÁHA, Matthias LIESS, Ralf B. SCHAFER a Mikhail A. BEKETOV. Do predictions from Species Sensitivity Distributions match with field data? Environmental Pollution, OXFORD, OXON, ENGLAND: ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2014, roč. 189, JUN 2014, s. 126-133. ISSN 0269-7491. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2014.03.002. URL info
  • BLÁHA, Luděk, S. SABATER, Pavel BABICA, E. VILALTA a Blahoslav MARŠÁLEK. Geosmin occurrence in riverine cyanobacterial mats: is it causing a significant health hazard? Water Science and Technology, 2004, roč. 49, č. 1, s. 307-312. ISSN 0273-1223. info

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