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Forum articles are normally by invitation only. As these include a collection of personal views by invited experts, Forum articles are generally not peer-reviewed. Unsolicited articles are rarely considered, but if you wish to enquire further about the suitability of your article, you can email the Editorial office of BMC Biology at