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The Abstract of the manuscript should not exceed 350 words and must be structured into separate sections:
- Background, the context and purpose of the study;
- Findings, the main results;
- Conclusions, brief summary and potential implications.
Please minimize the use of abbreviations and do not cite references in the abstract.