Find the Best Home Blood Pressure Monitor

Chances are you or someone you care about has high blood pressure-about one in three American adults has the condition (including about 70 percent of people 65 and older). It multiplies the risk of heart attack, stroke, and premature death. But routinely measuring your numbers with the best home blood pressure monitor can keep those problems under control, which can help keep you alive."Patients get immediate feedback, and they can see if their medications or lifestyle changes are working," says Marvin M. Lipman, M.D., Consumer Reports' chief medical adviser. That can have many health benefits. For example, one study found that people who monitored their blood pressure at home were less likely to need multiple drugs to control their levels (27 vs. 43 percent), and more patients were able to stop taking the drugs entirely. Our latest tests found several worthy models. Here's what you need to know to find the best home blood pressure monitor.Find out how to lower your blood pressure and which medications are best to treat high blood pressure.Thirty-two Consumer Reports staffers-men and women of different ages and blood pressure ranges-had their readings taken every day on their left or right side for about four weeks. Each person used a different monitor each day. We compared their readings with those taken with a mercury sphygmomanometer, which is used in doctors' offices, to measure accuracy.Other factors we considered in finding the best home blood pressure monitor were ease of use and comfort. A few highlights:Wrist monitors were usually less accurate than arm models, perhaps because it's more difficult to ensure that they are properly aligned at the level of your heart. Consumer Reports does not recommend any of the wrist models tested. By contrast, we found four arm models to recommend, including two Consumer Reports' Best Buys.Before buying an arm model, make sure it has a cuff that fits your upper arm. Most devices fit arms at least 9 to 13 inches in circumference, but about 45 percent of men and 30 percent of women need a different size. "So consider models that fit several sizes," says Sue Booth, senior test project leader at Consumer Reports. "That will allow multiple people to use the same machine without having to buy an additional cuff." Some machines include two cuff sizes instead.Optimal blood pressure is an upper (or systolic) number below 120 millimeters of mercury (mmHg) and a lower (or diastolic) number below 80 mmHg. (The higher number shows the pressure when your heart beats; the lower number, the pressure between beats.)According to our experts at Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs, people younger than 60 should generally start drugs if the numbers remain above 140/90; older people, above 150/90. But levels can vary a lot.Take these steps to make your readings, at home and in the doctor's office, accurate:Go the bathroom first.Don't smoke, exercise, or consume anything caffeinated for at least an hour beforehand.Sit quietly for 5 minutes before the reading. Keep your legs uncrossed, your feet flat on the floor, and your back supported.Pull up your sleeve so that the cuff goes around your bare arm. Rest your arm on a table so that the cuff is at heart level.Remain quiet during the test.Measure at the same time each day. Levels tend to rise steadily through the day, usually peaking in the middle of the afternoon.Who should monitor at home?People with high blood pressure should definitely monitor their levels at home. )This article also appeared in the May 2015 issue of Consumer Reports magazine. More from Consumer Reports:How to raise your good cholesterolDo the new blood pressure guidelines affect me?8 Ways to Save on a Gym MembershipConsumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Copyright 2006-2016 Consumers Union of U.S.

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House Republicans Want to Prohibit National Parks From Banning Plastic Water Bottles
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While invaluablejalopnik.comOr at least it helped! And maybe avoided roasting a few firefighters.Now, its mostly a mobile base to hold a high-pressure hose (not autonomous afaik). We have to get rid of the word robot and its sometimes negative image. Lets call this a remote-controller hose-holder?Here is another one.Drone Disturbs PlanesGatwick drone pilot 'could be insider'The drone attack that caused chaos at Gatwick before Christmas was carried out by someone with knowledge of thewww.bbc.comAnd it avoided the anti-drone systems. The novelty compared to a bomb threat is that the perpetrator doesnt need to come close to the site in person at any time.Robot Does Wedding PhotosEva the photography robot shoots her first professional wedding gigThe news that robots are coming for our jobs has been making the rounds for a few years now. And while automation iswww.techradar.comDont expect fancy shots you will frame. 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As both a Frenchman and investor in hardware startups, I am of two minds about this.Proactive Car SuspensionsClearMotion miniaturizes and revives Bose's radical proactive auto suspension technologyView gallery - 5 images Massachusetts-based startup ClearMotion has bought up Bose's revolutionary proactive suspensionnewatlas.comIts a bit surprising to see car tech coming from Bose, but if you consider its related to noise cancelling, then it makes sense. It looks like the time for this tech has come!3D Printed SushisSUSHI SINGULARITY | OPEN MEALSOPEN MEALSwww.open-meals.comThis looked like a joke (April Fool). While the technologies described make sense, it is unlikely to work at such a small scale, and even less so with food. In the unlikely event it did work, do not expect a great taste.Lets Talk Deep TechThe Dawn of the Deep Tech EcosystemThe first rule for all would-be players with an interest in emerging technologies is to set their goals and get intowww.bcg.comIt took us a while, but we finally realized that SOSV / HAX had been investing in deep tech for years!Flying MotorcycleYC's latest moonshot bet is a startup building a $380K 'flying motorcycle'David Mayman has a vision for personal aviation that he's spent the past dozen years and millions of his personaltechcrunch.comCall me a skeptic but safety and commercial viability are in question. Will this startup find an early B2B market (multi-millionaires might not be suicidal enough) or fundraise enough until it clears all obstacles? My bet is that flying cars will be on market first.Brick Your ShoesNike's self-lacing sneakers turn into bricks after faulty firmware updateNike users are experiencing some technical difficulties in the wild world of connected footwear. Nike's $350 "Adapt BB"arstechnica.comKudos to Adidas for making a BTTF dream come true. Now, sleeping with your sneakers wasnt part of the dream.Keep up with the SOSV community. Subscribe to the Newsletter, and link up on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter!.·RELATED QUESTIONDoes Adi Shankaracharya believe the existence of the soul requires scripture to establish?Does Adi-Shankaracharya believe the exsistance of soul requires Scripture to establish.I am trying to answer your question from translation of one Shloka from Adi Shankara's work Atma Bodha where he says - "Atman being luminous by nature , illumines itself does not depend on anything else for its manifestation." : 28SwaBodhe NanyaBodheChha BodhaRupTayaTmana Na DipasyaNyaDeepechha Yatha SwatmaPrakashaneAs a lighted lamp does not need another lamp to manifest it's light , So Atman being consciousness itself , does not need another instrument of consciousness to illumine itself.Another translation of the same is found Here29.A lighted-lamp does not need another lamp to illumine its light. So too, Self which is knowledge itself needs no other knowledge to know it.Conclusion - So from above passages we can see Adi Shankara's views on this , IMO he does not think that exsistance of soul requires Scripture to establish.
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It looks like you might have a threaded connector at the end of the copper pipe. I would try a wrench first and see if you can unscrew it (Make sure the water supply is off first). If it wo not move, you might have to cut it. If it does unscrew, just buy a new threaded connector. If you cut the pipe, I would buy a Sharkbite or another push connector quarter turn ball valve1. How serious is Slight Valve Leakage?It all depends on the severity - slight does not mean much. Honestly, this is a question for the doctor covering the patient to achieve the ideal answer. Valve leaks put a huge strain on the heart - they have the pump harder to maintain proper blood flow.2. PCV valve location on Chevy?Valve cover is the only place they go3. what is a car valve?????Valve is more like a door, it's has a job to let in a thing and let out a thing. In car, valve is locate to the combustion chamber, intake and outtake. It's configure in SOHC and DOHC, in Single Over Head Camshaft there is 1 valve in and out each cylinder, in DOHC there is 2 intake and 2 outtake, even some engine has 3 intake and 2 outtake. The intake valve job is to let in the air fuel mixture to the combustion chamber, while the outtake valve job is to let out the burned air fuel mixture. By valve, the combustion chamber can be isolated from any leak such as air or compression lost that may disturb ignition sequence and emission control4. Why is there no water shutoff valve for bathtubs or showers?I think it has to do with two factors. The first is the desire and need to place plumbing in a wall for tub and shower. The second factor is if the tap leaks on a tub or shower it is not a catastrophic event. With a sink or toilet or even a washing machine. A leak can soon turn out as a catastrophe.The other thing that makes little sense to me is why do people use screw valves fir shut offs? Hard water can tear up the seats. With a ball valve all you have to do is work them once a year to release deposits. Why is there no water shutoff valve for bathtubs or showers?5. Shower not working: Problem with diverter valve?From what you describe, it sounds like you have a linear-actuated diverter valve connected to the outside through a linkage. This linkage is invariably the problem. It sounds like it got disconnected from the actual diverter valve. Without actually seeing your setup, it's difficult for me to troubleshoot. Does the diverter handle feel loose and sloppy like it's not connected? If so, you will have to pull apart the diverter mechanism and inspect it. Chances are, the linkage has become old, corroded, and has failed. Remove the linkage and take it to your plumbing supply store, or the plumbing and bath section of your hardware store and ask for a replacement. Replace the linkage and adjust it so you have a firm, positive action on the linkage without binding.6. Why is my EGR valve melting?The computer controls are not functioning, maybe a short in the wire causing it to stay partially open. You might also be running to lean which makes your exhaust exceedingly hot. Id check your fuel pressure and injectors as well.7. What would be a good valve for a air cannon?You want a butterfly valve with a very fast acting actuator. The "Punkin Chunkers" I've seen use a pneumatic cylinder to pull on a short lever arm mounted to the valve stem8. what is the weakest part of a water heater? drain valve,relief valve or tank or all of the above?Usually whatever you messed with last! Haha! Only messing chief. Ok seriously it goes like this: Draincock, harly ever. Only if you have drained it down as the washer will have de-natured from being compressed for so long. Top of the list, which i think someone else said on here and i definately concur is the PRV. The spring denatures and allows it to discharge at a lower pressure than is meant to. These cost between 5 and 20. If you replace the PRV and it still keeps doing it the next in the line is the Expansion vessel (depending on size for your apliance litreage 50 to 150). It will either need recharging (with a foot pump) to the bar pressure stated on the databadge on the side, or if its knackered (if it still keeps doing it after that) due to the rubber diaphragm in the vessel denaturing, blistering or just splitting. If it has an immersion heater (an electrical element usually as a backup) this often goes depending on how much use it gets. If its every night as night time storage it goes between 1 and 4 years depending on brand and quality of heating element. The top end ones can last decades pending on water quality. Usually cost between 12 and 70 From the cheapest right thru to the titanium ones. Some manufacturers make it so you cant use standard ones (oso, heatrae/amptec) and have to buy theirs, they are normally at the high end and come with an extra carriage charge. After that the pressure inlet valve sometimes furs up. Thats rare as if your in a poor water area most people have a limefighter but it happens. After that the hot water vessel itself. Rare but it happens. Then its a new one. Hope this helps, a make and model would help hugely as i can tell you the inherrant faults with each manufacturer (sad i know!). Also the term 'water heater' is a pretty broad spectrum. is it primerily gas fired or heated by a coil? Is it a cylinder? Does it have internal expansion vessel? Is it electric and have twin elements? Plumbing and Heating engineer (CORGI now GAS SAFE) for 12 years - if you have any more info please add! If its a specific problem please post - good luck!
Best Wedding Dresses and Wedding Gowns 2020 | Jasmine Bridal
The one particular type of unique official wedding dress that was once seen on every bride was the ballgown style with a sweetheart neckline. Really, it depends on the style of dress you choose to wear on your big day. You can still benifit from it though, through renting it to brides who dont want to spend money on a dress that will cost a lot.. .I will never use the wedding dress myself, but if my sister-in-law or my cousin they want to wear my wedding dress on her wedding, I will send the wedding dress as gift. Here are some tips to help you choose the fabric for the wedding dress. You would have to try many wedding dresses on to be sure you feel comfortable in them and that they suit you. We enjoy these dramatic shots captured by Kevin Wyllie of KSG PhotographyNo, you should not buy the first wedding dress you try on because there may be others that suit your body frame much better. The lounge suit is a contemporary option for those who would prefer to avoid a more traditional form of dress, such as the morning suit.The one particular type of unique official wedding dress that was once seen on every bride was the ballgown style with a sweetheart neckline. The sweetheart neckline combined with a dramatic ball and skirt styled wedding dresses was a signature style that many bridal were seen wearing on their special wedding day. Although big ball wedding dresses with sweetheart necklines were the big buzz back at one point, bridle have evolved into something else with simpler silhouettes and more classic fashion themes forward designs. Most modern bridal will lean ideas and dreams towards an A-line, sheath, trumpet or fit and flare wedding dress shape. Ball wedding dresses with sweetheart neckline are not the only way for brides to feel like a princess anymore; the new bridal clothing styles have given women a feeling of enchantment as well. Brides do not have to browse, wear or buy that signature ball gown collection of bridal clothing anymore to feel like a princess. Being your true authentic self and feeling comfortable on your special wedding day is the new happy ending fairy tale, which is a complete turn from how things once were in wedding dress fashion. Whether being your true authentic self means wearing Jasmine bridal dresses and Jasmine bridesmaid dresses that is similar to that of the past or wearing one that is more modern and follows the new trend of being more lightweight flowing wedding dress, a bridal should always be comfortably happy on their special occasion.How often is wedding dress used after the weddingReally, it depends on the style of dress you choose to wear on your big day. If you decide to purchase something simple with the thought of reusing it in mind, then I would not see any problem with re-wearing your dress after your wedding day.. .Renting your dresses out to women, which is a great idea, but if you are willing to part with it you could also sell it. You could always donate your gown to the various organizations out there like Brides Against. Breast cancer... .None actually, unless you get married again. You can still benifit from it though, through renting it to brides who dont want to spend money on a dress that will cost a lot.. .I will never use the wedding dress myself, but if my sister-in-law or my cousin they want to wear my wedding dress on her wedding, I will send the wedding dress as gift. But I do think it is worthy to have your own wedding dress when you get married the first time.What are your options when looking for a wedding dress one month before the weddingTo buy a wedding dress one month before the wedding is cutting it very close. You could go to a wedding shop ASAP because you will need to pick out the wedding dress the same day and have it altered (sometimes there is one to two alteration sessions at the shop you bought the dress at.) You could borrow a relatives wedding dress or a friends weddings dress. Simple is the key to wedding dresses today. Example: Satin wedding dress with no frills or bows; slightly off the shoulder; long; veil does not need to be too long; plain fitted bodice that could have a ballerina style below the waist to the ankles. Satin shows and perhaps small diamond (or crystal earrings) and a small dainty drop on a dainty chain with a diamond or crystal to finish it off.Black Wedding Dresses Are Coming BackThe black wedding dress is back! Contrary to late 19th and 20th century traditions, most brides in centuries past did not favor the white or off-white gown until 1840. That is the year Queen Victoria wed Prince Albert in a fashionable white dress. Prior to this, women favored bold colored dresses or wore their best dress — often one that was black or other dark color. Wedding shops and salons may not carry any black dresses. You may need to visit a specialty bridal boutique to find the right dress. Here we collect some fashion black wedding dress, and if you are looking for this style, just have a look. wedding dress with black appliquescorset layed black wedding dresstwo piece black wedding dresswhite and black wedding dresslace black mermaid wedding dressOriginal Article: Black Wedding Dresses Are Coming BackTips for finding the perfect fabric for your wedding dressOrganza, silk, muslin, lace — the fabric for the perfect wedding dress should match your style and enhance your figure. Here are some tips to help you choose the fabric for the wedding dress.Mirror, tell me who is the most beautifulTo radiate beauty and attract all eyes on the big day, the wedding dress is without a doubt your centerpiece. Simple or extravagant, it can easily eat up a good part of the budget.Why not make it yourself or ask a fairy-fingered friend to use her talent for your event?In the absence of free labor, you can always hire a professional seamstress.You will benefit from her expert advice on the cut that will perfectly fit your body and the best fabric to create the wedding dress of your dreams.Cheapest Way to Ship Clothes: How to Mail Apparel | BlogA wedding dress deserves special attention when its shipped. Here are a few tips: • Wrap the dress in acid-free tissue paper. Encase in a clear plastic garment bag. Place in a sturdy box. • Write "Wedding Dress" on the exterior of the box. Secure outside with tape. • If possible, most bridal shops will ship a wedding dress on your behalf. • How much does it cost to ship a wedding dress? This depends on the destination and weight, plus any insurance and package tracking. The average wedding dress weighs about 7lbs. For exact rates on the cheapest way to ship a wedding dress, use our free shipping rates tool.Is it disrespectful for a bride to wear a black wedding dressIt is the bride's choice Really. I personally. WOULD. wear a black dress to my own. wedding.. It really does not matter what kind of dress you wear. but you also have to be careful with the people you invite. because they might think it is disrespectful. Usually brides go for the cream or white color dresses but it honestly is. YOUR. choice. But if people do criticize you just say "It is my wedding my dress so i can wear what i want!"(i personally would say that.) But dont let those people ruin your wedding day just because they said something.Have you thought about how you'll pee in your wedding dress?There are various brands and versions of the She Pee, these are essentially funnels that help you pee at festivals - or indeed weddings - when sitting down or hovering as normal are out of the question. Likewise you can buy travel urinals with cups, which work more like a flask.Where is the best place to buy a wedding dressHave your. wedding dress. and evening gowns custom made by Brazilian designer,. Elma Reis., at. Couture Bridal by Elma Reis. in New York. The designer will work with you to make your wedding dress the perfect wedding dress. She made my friend's wedding dress and allowed her to to make changes in the fabric and design to suit her budget and taste. I now have all my party dresses made by Elma..Unfortunately, it is not very up to date, so you cannot see all of her wedding gowns including her beautiful specialty traditional gowns for Jewish brides.How do you pick out wedding dressesLook through wedding magazines and get some idea of the style of. wedding dress. that impresses you and then take your maid of honor and bridesmaids (or your mother) and go to different wedding shops to see how close you can get to the particular wedding dress you like. You would have to try many wedding dresses on to be sure you feel comfortable in them and that they suit you. If you do not find the wedding dress you like and can afford it then you can have it made by a good seamstress.Where did they get Phoebe's wedding dress fromPhoebe wears two. wedding dresses. during the series. First she wears one while she is pregnant in the season 4, episode 20, The One With All the Wedding Dresses. The women on the show enjoy wearing their dresses, even though they are not getting married. Unfortunately, Phoebe gets hers from a place called, "It's Not Too Late.".Later on in the series, she gets married to Mike in the season 10, episode 12, The One With Phoebe's Wedding, but we do not know who made her dress or where she bought it from.Real bride wear Sophia Tolli Marlene wedding dressWe got married abroad in Side, Turkey and then had a reception upon returning. I wore Sophia Tolli Y21431 in mocha. It almost looks some other colour in every picture. We had a very neutral theme with a bit of fun thrown in for good measure. Claire was radiant in her Sophia Tolli Marlene gown, a strapless tulle wedding dress with hand-beading trimming the sweetheart neckline and vertical layers of tulle throughout the ball gown skirt and chapel length train. We enjoy these dramatic shots captured by Kevin Wyllie of KSG PhotographyShould you buy the first wedding dress you try onNo, you should not buy the first wedding dress you try on because there may be others that suit your body frame much better. Take a week of looking at wedding dresses off and on because trying to find a wedding dress in one day can cause you to blur your senses looking at one white wedding dress after the other. If you see a particular wedding dress you are interested in ask the shopkeeper if they can keep it on hold for a couple of days.What does the erd wedding dress symbolizeChoose a dress that loves and flatters your body type. You can choose from various types available in the market from patterns like triangle - for girls with wider hips, reverse triangle - for girls with upper body wider than lower body or hourglass - for girls with larger bust and hips, small waist. If you exactly know what you are looking for, with exact neckline, color and design, you can always custom made it. However do not forget to get in touch with the best designers.What does it mean dreaming of that you are giving someone a wedding dressThe dream could have several very different interpretations, but it is best to follow the basic principle that all the persons in your dream represent parts of yourself. That would suggest the wedding dress is for yourself, that you are giving yourself permission to make a lasting commitment. Note that the wedding dress is itself a symbol and could represent any sort of binding commitment. It does not necessarily involve marriage or a relationship. It could represent a binding contract or commitment of any kind.The Ultimate Wedding Dress Color Guide: Shades of WhiteBrides-to-be, have you recently started the oh-so-exciting but also overwhelming search for the perfect wedding dress? Do not let the plethora of wedding dress colors make your bridal shopping difficult! Choosing between white, ivory, champagne, and all those other seemingly subtle colorway options can seem daunting and yes, at times, confusing. But breathe easy—because we've prepared a lineup of all our wedding dress shades of white so you can be in "the know" and find the dress of your dreams. Enjoy!Wedding Dress Silhouette Guide – Anomalie Unboxed Wedding BlogWedding dress shopping can be an overwhelming experience. It definitely is not as straightforward as one would think, and certainly is not always as magical as the movies make it out to be. There are a lot of details to decide on - color, neckline, train length, lace style. The list goes on and on! At Anomalie, we help bring your custom wedding dress vision to life by starting with one question - What silhouette do you like best?[Guide] How To Choose Your Second Wedding DressChoosing a wedding dress is difficult enough without adding in any outside factors. And if it's your second wedding dress, the stress of societal expectations can rain on your parade. So, it can be a tough feat for many of these second-time brides to find the perfect gown. Luckily, it's not as strict or rigid as you may think.Decode the wedding dress code: what do they actually mean? | Easy Weddings UKMen are expected to wear a classic suit, waistcoat, smart shirt, and tie, and women are required to wear a dress that is suitable for the daytime. The lounge suit is a contemporary option for those who would prefer to avoid a more traditional form of dress, such as the morning suit.Where can you find a beading pattern for a large monogram of an H to bead onto the train of your wedding dressIn many instances you can use a regular cross stitch pattern for your initials, so long as the letter is all full stitches. Use half stitches to anchor each bead into the Aida, running in horizontal rows, L to R. Be certain to use a neutral color thread to anchor each bead. You may outline it in a corresponding color to the beads.
Is It Bad If the Lights Dim Whenever the Furnace/air Conditioner Kick In?
It is not bad. Fairly normal and very common. It will not hurt anything except annoy you. There are expensive remedies1. Should I get my air conditioner serviced if it is working okay?Take a garden hose and VERY gently rinse your outdoor unit until any dirt is removed from the coil... and I mean gently. You now have a serviced AC. If it seems to be running too long then make a call and get it checked out. Other than that, change your filters on time. Call to have your indoor coil cleaned if you are forgetful for months with your filters. If you take good care of it, you should not need maintenance other than the rinsing of the coils when they get significantly dirty2. How cold should the air coming from my air conditioner be?It's August. It's HOT outside. We want to be COOL inside. But just how cold should the air temperatures be coming from the supply vents? While most people just assume that "cold" is the correct answer, there is a range of acceptable temperatures. I will get into that in just a minute, but first I feel it's important to understand (just a little) of how our HVAC system works. When the air conditioning system is on, and working correctly, the process that is occurring is that warm air is being pulled from the home (let's say 75 degrees) through the return vent and moving through the A/C units evaporator coil. This is where the magic happens! Through the science of evaporative cooling, when this warm air passes through the evaporator coil, a volume of heat is removed from that warm air and we get cold air coming from the air ducts! It is this process that cools your home! Through this process, humidity is also removed, which helps make us feel more comfortable. Now, from the example above, with 75 degree air being pulled in at the air filter, what temperature should we expect to be blowing out? Well, the general consensus is somewhere between 14 to 20 degrees colder than the intake temperature. From my example, 55 to 61 degrees would be an acceptable range.3. How do I clean my wall mounted air conditioner?replace the filter it is probebly that your lucky it does not shut off altogether4. how do i make the noise less in my window air conditioner?Not a lot. You do not want that thing to be closed off, you want as much air circulation through the outside of that thing as you can get. What you could do is get above the AC unit on the outside wall, and mount a small awning. Just big enough that the awning's drip edges are beyond the edges of the AC, and high enough that there's a foot or (preferably) more of clear air between them, so it does not interfere with the AC's breathing. Obviously the higher you mount it above the AC, the larger you will want it to be so it catches more of the rain before it hits the unit. But do not go too crazy. What to make it out of? That's up to you. You could do a decent job with a piece of cheap plywood and a little rudimentary frame to screw it to the side of the house. Attachment is up to you since we have no idea what kind of siding you have, but obviously you will need to take those considerations into account when you design and build. In fact, I recommend the plywood. Sand, prime and paint, a couple or three coats. You could use a piece of aluminum flashing but that's going to make a pretty strong sound. The plywood will tend to deaden the noise, not make it worse.5. My air conditioner fan will not come on and it freezes up inside the house.?Turn the entire system off Call an Air Conditioning repair shop Get it fixed properly6. Does using your air conditioner in your car burn more fuel?if your going less than 50mph yes. best roll down the windows then. but over 50, it's better to keep the the ac on than windows down
Questions About Minor Purchasing Lighter? ? ?
i seriously doubt they wont sell it to you...i would....and about carrying it around...as long as you are not causing trouble with it i do not think there is a way you could get in trouble...just be safe :)1. Whats a good lighter fluid replacment for a zippo?NOT MOONSHINE it rewined 3 of my zippos2. better: zippo lighter or ronson lighter?Ronson Zippo3. should i go for darker or lighter hair?Light would make you look FAB :)4. HOW TO MAKE LIPS LIGHTER?You can not really take your lips' pigment out, but if you want a makeup fix, start off with a little bit of vaseline just enough to moisturize your lips and then put a little bit of liquid foundation on them. Blend evenly. Take a thin ply tissue or kleenex, put it on top of your lips and dab some loose powder to set the foundation. Once set, top with lip balm or vaseline. Voila! Nice nude lips!5. home remedies to get lighter skin?Well Lemon is a natural bleach ... as i heard ... So to apply it well on your knees u will have to take half of a lemon , make it a juice and apply with a cotton wool. I guess that is how it works. Honey helped me to lighten my scar on my nose ( which is nearly invisible now ) so i guess it works ... just rub some honey on the part you want and let it be for half an hour a day... :-)6. Why is Beyonce getting "lighter"?Hmmmmmm...yes I have noticed that also!7. Should I go darker or lighter?u sould go darker!!!!!!!!!!!! but not to dark8. car ciggerette lighter wont work?It may be a defective charger for your navigation system. Try using the navigation system in another car and see if you have the same problem. It could also be not the fuse, but the circuit. I had the same problem on my 2001 Ford Focus, and it was the circuit, not the fuse9. People bleaching their skin to make it lighter?I am glad Tyra discussed the issue of skin bleaching on her show, but it would have been nice to show 1) that this is not a uniquely black phenomenon (as she admitted, many Asian societies endorse the "lighter is better" concept); 2) that there are plenty of darker-skinned beauties who prefer their skin tone and would never consider bleaching their skin; and 3) women of all races go through tons of aesthetic adjustments to reach whatever "ideal" is placed before them (going tanning/plastic surgery/bleaching, etc.) and that they all need to accept how beautiful they truly are without all the procedures. Both this Tyra episode and the other one about "colorism" in the black community both reinforce a message that society's "lighter is better" concept is real and always negatively affects all people of darker skin tones. However, I completely disagree. Yes, there are some ignorant people out there who are so obsessed with skin tone that they cannot see past it, but beauty is not determined by your skin tone. I have travelled the world quite a bit and have seen stunning women of every race and color. To be completely honest, I am disappointed in the media for not showing more darker women of color who are considered gorgeous - Tyra does a good job of showing them off on Top Model, but seems to reinforce this idea that being darker somehow is a negative thing on the Tyra Banks Show. I understand that she is trying to reach out to girls who are dealing with skin tone issues, but she not only needs to connect with them - she needs to show them that yes - despite what "society" says, they are truly beautiful. Tyra needs to seriously reinforce this point - rather than talk about society's "ideal" and the unfortunate percentage of women affected by it10. which Cigarette Lighter to choose?Get the first one, because it will fit in a pack of smokes after you've smoked one & It will save space in your pocket and you will have less to carry around11. How to polish boots without lighteR?Kiwi is only going to get you so far. Drill Sergeants and other NCO's and officers will all tell you that they only use Kiwi and a lot of elbow grease which is false. Point being you will need a little extra help for that added shine. Water is kind of pointless considering kiwi is not very water soluble so it just mostly runs off the boot. Using a lighter only helps a little. I have seen more guys dry out the leather on their boots and damage them from using lighters than doing anything else. Plus the lighter does not force the kiwi into the boot, it only creates a candy-like coating on the boot which is why you see some guys with the toes of their boots looking like they have spider-cracks running all through them!!! Then they have to "strip" the boot using some sort of alcohol and start all over. If you go to the PX or clothing and sales, look into getting one of those little boot sponges (I cant remember what they are called but they should have a little red handle on top). After you shine your boots with kiwi rub the sponge over the top. It has a little bit of liquid shine in the sponge that makes the kiwi shine a lot more and it lasts for a while too. Lastly, Mop & Glow is a big deal. After shining with Kiwi, put a little MG on a cotton ball and rub that on the toe and heel and you will have a super shine. Just a little bit though, too much and you will end up with streaks you will have to wash off with water and reapply the M&G. I do not know what branch of the Military you are in b/c the Army has switched to desert boots but rarely will someone ***** about using something other than Kiwi unless you are in Basic Training. We used to pull out all the stops for ceremonies and other stuff. Good Luck and shine on!!
What Are the Best Smelling Essential Oils, I Want to Add It to My Homemade Moisturizer?
Best smelling?! Yeah, right1. where do vegetarians get there protein and essential oils like fish oil?Technically, protein is in every living thing and they are the basic building blocks for life. We do not need protein, we do not directly absorb it. We need a few basic amino acids which come from protein. Proteins are like little tools that the body uses to complete tasks, like enzymes which break or create chemical compounds. Since we do not use the same proteins as a cow or a bean, they have to be broken down into the amino acids that can be used. The remaining amino acids are peed out (that's what they call "nitrogenous waste" or "urea") Most animal meats have a complete array of amino acids by themselves. But there IS a complete array of essential amino acids in the plant world, we just can not get them all from a single plant source. So vegans have to eat a variety of nuts, beans, lentils, seeds and whole grains. Fatty acids come from walnuts, grapes, olives and various nuts and seeds. There is sufficient animal protein and fatty acid in eggs. VEGETARIANS need not worry at all about protein or essential fatty acids. Only vegans, who do not eat eggs, need to worry about that stuff.2. Essential oils - Better pure or diluted when making creams etc?Try tea tree oil, many people like it. If it's too harsh for your skin, dilute it in some jojoba oil. And make sure you get plenty of healthy oils in your diet! If you have too *little* fat in your diet your skin can dry out and get quite temperamental! Drink a lot of water too. Also, this might seem simple, but if you think your acne is stress-related. .. treat the stress! If you do not do something to help you feel more calm and centered, the *real* problem is not being taken care of. Good luck! Juniper, University of Metaphysical Sciences3. 40 yr old woman looking for cheap but good facial products ?Hi khyoung6: I am 52 years young, and I started a regime 4 years ago I wish I had started at your age or sooner. I am a soap maker and have done some research myself. I have settled on a pure olive oil unscented soap for my face. It rocks! It is made with only olive oil which encourages normal production from our oil glands, does not clog pores, and gives a protective layer from the harsh environments we deal with everyday. It is not expensive, and when taken care of, lasts longer than any commercial bar. Also, I make an herbal oil with 6 skin rich herbs that are kind to maturing skin and prevent premature aging, as well as a load of skin rich oils, emu oil, and jojoba that sinks it in fast and takes all the goodness 6 skin layers deep. Whipped butters are good on the face, too, if no wax is used in the product, and if they are unscented. I make one unscented and two with essential oils in them. I, too, had concerns. I love the results.4. Sensitive skin and makeup help?Go with a fragrance free and chemical free product. I know people like their products to smell good, but you can have a product "smell" good without the use of a fragrance. How? Products that contain essential oils, and they do not clog the skin because they are an oil. Essential oils are natural and are found in many products How do you avoid a chemical free product? Pick a natural based skin care and makeup line, such as Origins. If you do not know what is in the product, check the ingredients. The best way to avoid a reaction is to use a natural product.5. What are some herbs and essential oils I should get for my cabinet?Number one essential oil for me is Tea tree Oil. It is a natural antiseptic, stops dandruff, can clean with it, etc. Also buy an aloe vera plant moistirizes you, natural suncreen, and so much more!.6. can someone list some essential oils for hair growth?I am researching this to make my own hair tonic to massage into the scalp, the tricky part is getting the right balance of ingredients and amounts... so far I have been experimenting with Sweet Almond Oil, Amla Oil (use sparingly), Castor Oil, Coconut Oil, Cypress (aids circulation), Vitamin E, Emu Oil, Propolis Tincture, Rose Oil, Sage Oil (aids circulation), Sesame Oil, Rosemary Oil, Tea Tree Oil, and Thyme Oil. On the fence about adding Jojoba to this list. Good luck!.
HELP!!! Were Can I Find Jordan's in Size 5?? Or Men Shoes for That Are Size 5
.. if i helped you,, choose this as the best answer1. where can i find men shoes size 54 in frankfurt?Size 54? Now that's a MAN's foot. wow... I am size 52 and have never met anyone with a larger foot! It's nearly impossible for me to find any shoe big enough... 54 seems impossible. Good luck my friend (and to me!)2. How tall are korean men with no shoes? (175 cm?)?170 or over is a little tall for a Korean girl. The only problem you would have is Korean guys often do not feel comfortable when the girl is taller than they are. And, so many Korean girls like tall guys that unless you are super pretty it can be hard to meet a tall guy. I think the average for Korean guys is more like 173, but most guys wear insoles to make them seem taller3. if i wore these puma ( men) shoes to school will peoples make fun of me?I do not think anybody would make fun of you for wearing Pumas. If anybody does say anything, just say that they are not yours and your other shoes are messed up or just not lie and say that you like the way they look4. Black girls look like godzilla? They have fire stinky breath, size 30 men shoes, and they are like 7 ft tall?BIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIITCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!5. Are women attracted to men by their shoes?I think the shoes are only going to say how much money you have in your pocket. Even though I have money I do not buy all these expensive things, I think they are luxuries I do not need. And to all the people saying he sounds like a gay guy: You are just all ignorant, a person's sexuality is not defined by the way they act/sound/look. Grow up!.6. Is that thing about women judging men on their shoes true?You can tell a lot about how a man takes care of himself, his home, and his whole life by how he takes care of his shoes. It does not matter how much the shoes cost. It's how he maintains them. Are his shoes clean and polished all the time? He's clean, hard working, and thoughtful. I will date him. This guy has his shirt tails tucked in and wears nice slacks with a belt. He has a job and makes dinner reservations before a date in order to reserve a table. When he picks you up, he walks to your front door to collect you. He opens the car door for you. He spent the afternoon washing and vacuuming the car before picking you up. Are his shoes scuffed, unpolished, and not cared for? He's a slob. He does not even take 5 minutes to polish his shoes. His home is messy. He's lazy, and selfish. I wo not give him a second look and certainly would not date him. This guy has his pants hanging around his butt and his underwear showing. He does not have a job and borrows money for gas and to eat at McDonald's. When he picks you up, he honks the horn outside your home. The car is full of food wrappers and empty soda cans. He's a bum. Does he always wear dirty-smelly sneakers? BUZZZ! Thanks for playing. You lose. Bye .7. my little brother is 9 and wears size 11 in men shoes and is about 5"8..is this normal? o.o?This could be normal, as people have growth spurts at different times. It could also be a symptom of Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder (runs in families). Symptoms include being tall, thin, double-jointed. That's the website for the National Marfan Foundation and they have info on related disorders. Not trying to freak you out at all, but just wanted to mention the possibility to you.8. Ladies, need cool men shoes?Doc Martens, Chukkas, Clarks, Sperrys, Fred Perrys...just to name a few higher-class shoes9. (Men) Shoes that make you taller: would you recommend them for a teenager?There are shoe inserts that give you extra height10. What shoe size would i need if im a girl and im buying men shoes for me?you would need one and half to two sizes smaller
Introduction to Enzymes | (S)-limonene 7-monooxygenase of Enzymes
(S)-limonene 7-monooxygenase of enzymesIn enzymology, a (S)-limonene 7-monooxygenase (EC 1.14.13.49) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction(-)-(S)-limonene NADPH H O2 displaystyle rightleftharpoons (-)-perillyl alcohol NADP H2OThe 4 substrates of this enzyme are (-)-(S)-limonene, NADPH, H, and O2, whereas its 3 products are (-)-perillyl alcohol, NADP, and H2O.This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on paired donors, with O2 as oxidant and incorporation or reduction of oxygen. The oxygen incorporated need not be derived from O2 with NADH or NADPH as one donor, and incorporation of one atom o oxygen into the other donor. The systematic name of this enzyme class is (S)-limonene,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (7-hydroxylating). Other names in common use include (-)-limonene 7-monooxygenase, (-)-limonene hydroxylase, (-)-limonene monooxygenase, and (-)-limonene,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (7-hydroxylating). This enzyme participates in monoterpenoid biosynthesis and limonene and pinene degradation. It employs one cofactor, heme.------Preparation of enzymesThrough a cut in the throat, the gills and part of the gullet are removed from the herring, eliminating any bitter taste. The liver and pancreas are left in the fish during the salt-curing process because they release enzymes essential for flavor. The herrings are then placed in the brine for approximately 5 days, traditionally in oak casks. They require no further preparation after fillet and skin removal and can be eaten as a snack with finely sliced raw onion and pickles.As skin removal requires experience, fillets or double fillets should be attempted first. The soused herrings are silvery outside and pink inside when fresh, and should not be bought if they appear grey and oily.Whereas salt herrings have a salt content of 20% and must be soaked in water before consumption, soused herrings do not need soaking.------Nudix hydrolase of enzymesNudix hydrolases are a superfamily of hydrolytic enzymes capable of cleaving nucleoside diphosphates linked to x (any moiety), hence their name. The reaction yields nucleoside monophosphate (NMP) plus X-P. Substrates hydrolysed by nudix enzymes comprise a wide range of organic pyrophosphates, including nucleoside di- and triphosphates, dinucleoside and diphosphoinositol polyphosphates, nucleotide sugars and RNA caps, with varying degrees of substrate specificity. Enzymes of the Nudix superfamily are found in all types of organisms, including eukaryotes, bacteria and archaea.There are two components to the Nudix family: the so-called Nudix fold of a beta sheet with alpha helices on each side and the Nudix motif which contains catalytic and metal-binding amino acids. The Nudix motif is GXXXXXEXXXXXXXREUXEEXGU where U is isoleucine, leucine or valine, and X is any amino acid. This forms a short helix which (usually) contains the catalytic amino acids. Nudix hydrolases include Dcp2 of the decapping complex, ADP-ribose diphosphatase, MutT, ADPRase, Ap4A hydrolases, RppH, and many others.------Benzoate 4-monooxygenase of enzymesIn enzymology, a benzoate 4-monooxygenase (EC 1.14.13.12) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reactionbenzoate NADPH H O2 displaystyle rightleftharpoons 4-hydroxybenzoate NADP H2OThe 4 substrates of this enzyme are benzoate, NADPH, H, and O2, whereas its 3 products are 4-hydroxybenzoate, NADP, and H2O.This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on paired donors, with O2 as oxidant and incorporation or reduction of oxygen. The oxygen incorporated need not be derived from O2 with NADH or NADPH as one donor, and incorporation of one atom o oxygen into the other donor. The systematic name of this enzyme class is benzoate,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (4-hydroxylating). Other names in common use include benzoic acid 4-hydroxylase, benzoate 4-hydroxylase, benzoic 4-hydroxylase, benzoate-p-hydroxylase, and p-hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase. This enzyme participates in benzoate degradation via hydroxylation and benzoate degradation via coa ligation. It has 3 cofactors: iron, Tetrahydrobiopterin, and Tetrahydropteridine.------ADAMTS of enzymesADAMTS (short for a disintegrin and metalloproteinase with thrombospondin motifs) is a family of multidomain extracellular protease enzymes. 19 members of this family have been identified in humans, the first of which, ADAMTS1, was described in 1997. Known functions of the ADAMTS proteases include processing of procollagens and von Willebrand factor as well as cleavage of aggrecan, versican, brevican and neurocan, making them key remodeling enzymes of the extracellular matrix. They have been demonstrated to have important roles in connective tissue organization, coagulation, inflammation, arthritis, angiogenesis and cell migration. Homologous subfamily of ADAMTSL (ADAMTS-like) proteins, which lack enzymatic activity, has also been described. Most cases of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura arise from autoantibody-mediated inhibition of ADAMTS13.Like ADAMs, the name of the ADAMTS family refers to its disintegrin and metalloproteinase activity, and in the case of ADAMTS, the presence of a thrombospondin motif.------Research of enzymesNagaraja has done research on DNA topoisomerases, topology modulation, regulation of gene expression to understand the underlying molecular mechanisms and their importance in cellular function. Understanding the biology of the pathogen that causes TB has been a major research effort. As a result, several seminal contributions have been made leading to potential applications. His interaction with industry includes development of commercial biotech products such as restriction enzymes and other DNA transaction enzymes, design and development of high fidelity restriction enzyme, new inhibitors for the generation of lead molecules as a step for novel therapeutics against tuberculosis. These have been successfully applied and resulted in international patents. Under his guidance, 21 students have completed doctoral degree and 10 students are at various stages of their PhD. In addition, a large number of project assistants, summer fellows and postdoctoral researchers are trained under him------Identity of hepoxilin-epoxide hydrolase of enzymesRecent studies have shown that Soluble epoxide hydrolase (i.e. epoxide hydrolase 2 or EH2) readily metabolizes a) hepoxilin A3 (8-hydroxy-11S,12Sepoxy-(5Z,8Z,14Z)-eicosatrienoic acid) to trioxilin A3 (8,11,12-trihydroxy-(5Z,9E,14Z)-eicosatrienoic acid) and b) hepoxilin B3 (10-hydroxy-11S,12Sepoxy-(5Z,9E,14Z)-eicosatrienoic acid) to trioxlin B3 (10,11,12-trihydroxy-(5Z,9E,14Z)-eicosatrienoic acid. Soluble epoxide hydrolase (i.e. epoxide hydrolase 2 or EH2) sEH also appears to be the hepoxilin hydrolase that is responsible for inactivating the epoxyalcohol metabolites of arachidonic acid, hepoxilin A3 and hepoxiin B3. Soluble epoxide hydrolase is widely expressed in a diversity of human and other mammal tissues and therefore appears to be the hepoxilin hydrolase responsible for inactivating hepoxilin A3 and B3 (see soluble epoxide hydrolase#Function and epoxide hydrolase#Hepoxilin-epoxide hydrolase). The ability of EH1, EH3, EH4, and leukotriene A4 hydrolase to metabolize hepoxilins to trioxilins has not yet been reported------ATP10 protein of enzymesIn molecular biology, ATP10 protein (mitochondrial ATPase complex subunit ATP10) is an ATP synthase assembly factor. It is essential for the assembly of the mitochondrial F1-F0 complex. A yeast nuclear gene (ATP10) encodes a product that is essential for the assembly of a functional mitochondrial ATPase complex. Mutations in ATP10 induce a loss of rutamycin sensitivity in the mitochondrial ATPase, but do not affect the respiratory enzymes. ATP10 has a molecular weight of 30,293 Da and its primary structure is not related to any known subunit of the yeast or mammalian mitochondrial ATPase complexes. ATP10 is associated with the mitochondrial membrane. It is suggested that the ATP10 product is not a subunit of the ATPase complex but rather a protein required for the assembly of the F0 sector of the complex.------Indications of enzymesAs with all prescription veterinary medicine, advice on the use of pradofloxacin should always be sought from a suitably qualified veterinarian.DogsIn Europe Pradofloxacin is indicated for the treatment of:wound infections and superficial and deep pyoderma caused by susceptible strains of the Staphylococcus intermedius group (including S. pseudintermedius),acute urinary tract infections caused by susceptible strains of Escherichia coli and the Staphylococcus intermedius group (including S. pseudintermedius) andas adjunctive treatment to mechanical or surgical periodontal therapy in the treatment of severe infections of the gingiva and periodontal tissues caused by susceptible strains of anaerobic organisms, for example Porphyromonas spp. and Prevotella spp.CatsPradofloxacin is indicated for the treatment of:acute infections of the upper respiratory tract caused by susceptible strains of Pasteurella multocida, Escherichia coli and the Staphylococcus intermedius group (including S. pseudintermedius).wound infections and abscesses caused by susceptible strains of Pasteurella multocida and the Staphylococcus intermedius group (including S. pseudintermedius) for oral suspension only.------Glycoside hydrolase family 18 of enzymesIn molecular biology, Glycoside hydrolase family 18 is a family of glycoside hydrolases.Glycoside hydrolases EC 3.2.1. are a widespread group of enzymes that hydrolyse the glycosidic bond between two or more carbohydrates, or between a carbohydrate and a non-carbohydrate moiety. A classification system for glycoside hydrolases, based on sequence similarity, has led to the definition of >100 different families. This classification is available on the CAZy web site, and also discussed at CAZypedia, an online encyclopedia of carbohydrate active enzymes.Some members of this family, CAZY GH_18, belong to the chitinase class II group which includes chitinase, chitodextrinase and the killer toxin of Kluyveromyces lactis. The chitinases hydrolyse chitin oligosaccharides. Another chitinase II member is the novel gene Chitinase domain-containing protein 1. The family also includes various glycoproteins from mammals; cartilage glycoprotein and the oviduct-specific glycoproteins are two examples.------UDP-sulfoquinovose synthase of enzymesUDP-sulfoquinovose synthase (EC 3.13.1.1) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reactionUDP-glucose sulfite displaystyle rightleftharpoons UDP-6-sulfoquinovose H2OThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are UDP-glucose and sulfite, whereas its two products are UDP-6-sulfoquinovose and H2O.In a subsequent reaction catalyzed by sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerol synthase, the sulfoquinovose portion of UDP-sulfoquinovose is combined with diacyglycerol to produce the sulfolipid sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerol (SQDG).This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, specifically those acting on carbon-sulfur bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is UDP-6-sulfo-6-deoxyglucose sulfohydrolase. Other names in common use include sulfite:UDP-glucose sulfotransferase, and UDP-sulfoquinovose synthase. This enzyme participates in nucleotide sugars metabolism and glycerolipid metabolism.The 3-dimensional structure of the enzyme is known from Protein Data Bank entries 1qrr (Mulichak et al., 1999), 1i24, 1i2b and 1i2c.------Diagnosis of enzymesTypesHyperprolinemia type IIt is difficult to determine the prevalence of hyperprolinemia type I, as many people with the condition are asymptomatic.People with hyperprolinemia type I have proline levels in their blood between 3 and 10 times the normal level. Some individuals with type I exhibit seizures, intellectual disability, or other neurological problems.Hyperprolinemia type IIHyperprolinemia type II results in proline levels in the blood between 10 and 15 times higher than normal, and high levels of a related compound called pyrroline-5-carboxylate. This rare form of the disorder may appear benign at times, but often involves seizures, convulsions, and intellectual disability.Hyperprolinemia can also occur with other conditions, such as malnutrition or liver disease. In particular, individuals with conditions that cause elevated levels of lactic acid in the blood, such as lactic acidemia, are likely to have elevated proline levels, because lactic acid inhibits the breakdown of proline.------Isoflavone 2'-hydroxylase of enzymesIn enzymology, an isoflavone 2'-hydroxylase (EC 1.14.13.89) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reactionan isoflavone NADPH H O2 displaystyle rightleftharpoons a 2'-hydroxyisoflavone NADP H2OThe 4 substrates of this enzyme are isoflavone, NADPH, H, and O2, whereas its 3 products are 2'-hydroxyisoflavone, NADP, and H2O.This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on paired donors, with O2 as oxidant and incorporation or reduction of oxygen. The oxygen incorporated need not be derived from O2 with NADH or NADPH as one donor, and incorporation of one atom o oxygen into the other donor. The systematic name of this enzyme class is isoflavone,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (2'-hydroxylating). Other names in common use include isoflavone 2'-monooxygenase, CYP81E1, and CYP Ge-3. This enzyme participates in isoflavonoid biosynthesis.
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