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Submission checklist

You can use this list to carry out a final check of your submission before you send it to the journal for review.

Ensure that the following items are present:

☑ One author has been designated as the corresponding author with contact details: 

  • ☑ E-mail address
  • ☑ Full postal address

☑ All necessary files have been uploaded:

  • ☑ Manuscript (include keywords)
  • ☑ All figures (include relevant captions)
  • ☑ All tables (including titles, description, footnotes)

☑ Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided

☑ Graphical Abstracts / Highlights files(where applicable)

☑ Supplemental files (where applicable)

☑ Manuscript has been 'spell checked' and 'grammar checked'

☑ All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa

☑ Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet)

☑ A competing interests statement is provided, even if the authors have no competing interests to declare

☑ Journal policies detailed in this guide have been reviewed

☑ Referee suggestions and contact details provided