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Review
Drug therapy for ulcerative colitis 
Chang-Tai Xu, Shu-Yong Meng, Bo-Rong Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2311-2317. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2311
Liver Cancer
Construction and selection of subtracted cDNA library of mouse hepatocarcinoma cell lines with different lymphatic metastasis potential 
Li Hou, Jan-Wu Tang, Xiao-Nan Cui, Bo Wang, Bo Song, Lei Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2318-2322. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2318
Colorectal Cancer
COX-2 expression and tumor angiogenesis in colorectal cancer 
Ai-Wen Wu, Jin Gu, Zhen-Fu Li, Jia-Fu Ji, Guang-Wei Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2323-2326. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2323
Viral Hepatitis
New serum biomarkers for detection of HBV-induced liver cirrhosis using SELDI protein chip technology 
Xiao-Dong Zhu, Wei-Hua Zhang, Cheng-Lin Li, Yang Xu, Wei-Jiang Liang, Po Tien 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2327-2329. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2327
Association of interleukin-12 p40 gene 3’-untranslated region polymorphism and outcome of HCV infection 
Li-Min Yin, Wan-Fu Zhu, Lai Wei, Xiao-Yuan Xu, De-Gui Sun, Yan-Bin Wang, Wen-Mei Fan, Min Yu, Xiu-Lan Tian, Qi-Xin Wang, Yan Gao, Hui Zhuang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2330-2333. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2330
H Pylori
Helicobacter pylori enhances tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand-mediated apoptosis in human gastric epithelial cells 
Yi-Ying Wu, Hwei-Fang Tsai, We-Cheng Lin, Ai-Hsiang Chou, Hui-Ting Chen, Jyh-Chin Yang, Ping-I Hsu, Ping-Ning Hsu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2334-2339. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2334
Antigen epitope of Helicobacter pylori vacuolating cytotoxin A 
Xiu-Li Liu, Shu-Qin Li, Chun-Jie Liu, Hao-Xia Tao, Zhao-Shan Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2340-2343. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2340
Basic Research
4-hydroxy-2, 3-nonenal activates activator protein-1 and mitogen-activated protein kinases in rat pancreatic stellate cells 
Kazuhiro Kikuta, Atsushi Masamune, Masahiro Satoh, Noriaki Suzuki, Tooru Shimosegawa 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2344-2351. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2344
Structure prediction and activity analysis of human heme oxygenase-1 and its mutant 
Zhen-Wei Xia, Wen-Pu Zhou, Wen-Jun Cui, Xue-Hong Zhang, Qing-Xiang Shen, Yun-Zhu Li, Shan-Chang Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2352-2356. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2352
Effect of SNPs in protein kinase Cz gene on gene expression in the reporter gene detection system 
Zhuo Liu, Hong-Xia Sun, Yong-Wei Zhang, Yun-Feng Li, Jin Zuo, Yan Meng, Fu-De Fang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2357-2360. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2357
Prolongation of liver allograft survival by dendritic cells modified with NF-κB decoy oligodeoxynucleotides 
Ming-Qing Xu, Yu-Ping Suo, Jian-Ping Gong, Ming-Man Zhang, Lü-Nan Yan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2361-2368. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2361
Grey scale enhancement of rabbit liver and kidney by intravenous injection of a new lipid-coated ultrasound contrast agent 
Ping Liu, Yun-Hua Gao, Kai-Bin Tan, Zheng Liu, Song Zuo 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2369-2372. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2369
Intestinal barrier damage caused by trauma and lipopolysaccharide 
Lian-An Ding, Jie-Shou Li, You-Sheng Li, Nian-Ting Zhu, Fang-Nan Liu, Li Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2373-2378. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2373
Clinical Research
DA-9601 for erosive gastritis: Results of a double-blind placebo-controlled phase III clinical trial 
Sang Yong Seol, Myung Hwan Kim, Jong Sun Ryu, Myung Gyu Choi, Dong Wook Shin, Byoung Ok Ahn 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2379-2382. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2379
Impaired gallbladder motility and delayed orocecal transit contribute to pigment gallstone and biliary sludge formation in β -thalassemia major adults 
Piero Portincasa, Antonio Moschetta, Massimo Berardino, Agostino Di Ciaula, Michele Vacca, Giuseppe Baldassarre, Anna Pietrapertosa, Rosario Cammarota, Nunzia Tannoia, Giuseppe Palasciano 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2383-2390. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2383
Clinical features of human intestinal capillariasis in Taiwan 
Ming-Jong Bair, Kao-Pin Hwang, Tsang-En Wang, Tai-Cherng Liou, Shee-Chan Lin, Chin-Roa Kao, Tao-Yeuan Wang, Kwok-Kuen Pang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2391-2393. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2391
Accuracy of indocyanine green pulse spectrophotometry clearance test for liver function prediction in transplanted patients 
Chung-Bao Hsieh, Chung-Jueng Chen, Teng-Wei Chen, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Kuo-Liang Shen, Tzu-Ming Chang, Yao-Chi Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2394-2396. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2394
Prevalence of subclinical hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients in China 
Yu-Yuan Li, Yu-Qiang Nie, Wei-Hong Sha, Zheng Zeng, Fu-Ying Yang, Li Ping, Lin Jia 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2397-2401. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2397
Prevalence of a newly identified SEN virus in China 
Shi-Jie Mu, Juan Du, Lin-Sheng Zhan, Hai-Ping Wang, Rui Chen, Quan-Li Wang, Wen-Ming Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2402-2405. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2402
E-cadherin and calretinin as immunocytochemical markers to differentiate malignant from benign serous effusions 
Dong-Nan He, Hua-Sheng Zhu, Kun-He Zhang, Wen-Jian Jin, Wei-Ming Zhu, Ning Li, Jie-Shou Li 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2406-2408. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2406
Brief Reports
Assessment of correlation between serum titers of hepatitis c virus and severity of liver disease 
Bhupinder S. Anand, Maria Velez 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2409-2411. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2409
Hypertrophied anal papillae and fibrous anal polyps, should they be removed during anal fissure surgery? 
Pravin J. Gupta 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2412-2414. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2412
Lack of evidence for leukocyte maternal microchimerism in primary biliary cirrhosis 
Kenichi Nomura, Yoshio Sumida, Takaharu Yoh, Atsuhiro Morita, Yosuke Matsumoto, Sawako Taji, Naohisa Yoshida, Masahito Minami, Yoshito Itoh, Shigeo Horiike, Keisho Kataoka, Masafumi Taniwaki, Takeshi Okanoue 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2415-2416. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2415
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor: Computed tomographic features 
Chi-Ming Lee, Hsin-Chi Chen, Ting-Kai Leung, Ya-Yen Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2417-2418. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2417
Effect of parenteral and enteral nutrition combined with octreotide on pancreatic exocrine secretion of patients with pancreatic fistula 
Huan-Long Qin, Zhen-Dong Su, Yang Zou, You-Ben Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2419-2422. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2419
Risk factors for alcoholic liver disease in China 
Xiao-Lan Lu, Jin-Yan Luo, Ming Tao, Yan Gen, Ping Zhao, Hong-Li Zhao, Xiao-Dong Zhang, Nei Dong 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2423-2426. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2423
Receptor binding characteristics and cytotoxicity of insulin-methotrexate 
Xiao-Hong Ou, An-Ren Kuang, Zheng-Lu Liang, Xian Peng, Yu-Guo Zhong 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2430-2433. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2430
Analysis of multiple factors of postsurgical gastroparesis syndrome after pancreaticoduodenectomy and cryotherapy for pancreatic cancer 
Ke Dong, Bo Li, Quan-Lin Guan, Tao Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2434-2438. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2434
Simultaneous detection of HBV and HCV by multiplex PCR normalization 
Ning Wang, Xue-Qin Gao, Jin-Xiang Han 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2439-2443. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2439
Role of endoscopic miniprobe ultrasonography in diagnosis of submucosal tumor of large intestine 
Ping-Hong Zhou, Li-Qing Yao, Yun-Shi Zhong, Guo-Jie He, Mei-Dong Xu, Xin-Yu Qin 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2444-2446. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2444
Case Report
Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumors: A surgical point of view 
Anton Stift, Josef Friedl, Michael Gnant, Friedrich Herbst, Raimund Jakesz, Etienne Wenzl 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2447-2451. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2447
Granular cell tumor of colon: Report of a case and review of literature 
Dae-Kyung Sohn, Hyo-Seong Choi, Yeon-Soo Chang, Jin-Myeong Huh, Dae-Hyun Kim, Dae-Yong Kim, Young-Hoon Kim, Hee-Jin Chang, Kyung-Hae Jung, Seung-Yong Jeong 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2452-2454. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2452
A case of leptospirosis simulating colon cancer with liver metastases 
Alessandro Granito, Giorgio Ballardini, Marco Fusconi, Umberto Volta, Paolo Muratori, Vittorio Sambri, Giuseppe Battista, Francesco B. Bianchi 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2455-2456. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2455
Acute esophageal necrosis and liver pathology, a rare combination 
Amir Maqbul Khan, Rangit Hundal, Vijaya Ramaswamy, Mark Korsten, Sunil Dhuper 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2457-2458. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2457
Dysphagia lusorium in elderly: A case report 
Bulent Kantarceken, Ertan Bulbuloglu, Murvet Yuksel, Ali Cetinkaya 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2459-2460. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2459
Minute gastric carcinoid tumor with regional lymph node metastasis: A case report and review of literature 
Shu-Duo Xie, Lin-Bo Wang, Xiang-Yang Song, Tao Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(16):2461-2463. Published online Aug 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i16.2461