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ACEM  Archives of Clinical and Experimental Medicine (2017). On behalf of all authors, as the corresponding author of the manuscript, I warrant that

a)  the manuscript submitted is my/our own original work;

b)  all authors participated in the work in a substantive way and are prepared to take public responsibility for the work;

c)  I was authorised by all authors to transfer all royalties related with the manuscript and to enter into a binding contract with

ACEM as detailed in this Copyright Release Form, and I will be responsible in the event of all disputes that have occurred and that may occur,

d)  all authors have seen and approved the manuscript as submitted;

e)  e-mail and street addresses of all authors have been entered into the ACEM and Evaluation System correctly,

f)  the manuscript has not been published and is not being submitted or considered for publication elsewhere;

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h)  I transfer all financial rights, especially processing, reproduction, representation, printing, distribution, and online transmittal, to

ACEM with no limitation whatsoever,

Not with standing the above, the Contributor(s) or, if applicable the Contributor’s Employer, retain(s) all proprietary rights other than copyright, such as
a) patent rights;
b) to use, free of charge, all parts of this article for the author’s future works in books, lectures, classroom teaching, or oral

c) the right to reproduce the article for their own purposes provided the copies are not offered for sale.

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