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A fictional cubed-shaped bacterium, Bacterius cubis, occupies a volume of 3.0 femtoliters. This particular type of bacteria is known to communicate with its own species by secreting a small molecule called bactoX (MW = 125.8 g/mol). Each bacterium contains 6370 bactoX molecules that can be secreted. How many moles of bactoX are present in a 1.5 μL sample volume that contains 5.906 × 106 bacterial cells?