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ATM and ATR: Sensing DNA damage 
Jun Yang, Zheng-Ping Xu, Yun Huang, Hope E. Hamrick, Penelope J. Duerksen-Hughes, Ying-Nian Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):155-160. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.155
Gastric Cancer
Effect of staurosporine on cycle human gastric cancer cell 
Min-Wen Ha, Ke-Zuo Hou, Yun-Peng Liu, Yuan Yuan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):161-166. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.161
Inhibition of β-ionone on SGC-7901 cell proliferation and upregulation of metalloproteinases-1 and -2 expression 
Jia-Ren Liu, Bao-Feng Yang, Bing-Qing Chen, Yan-Mei Yang, Hong-Wei Dong, You-Qiang Song 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):167-171. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.167
Correlation of thymidylate synthase, thymidine phosphorylase and dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase with sensitivity of gastrointestinal cancer cells to 5-fluorouracil and 5-fluoro-2’-deoxyuridine 
Tao Ma, Zheng-Gang Zhu, Yu-Bao Ji, Yi Zhang, Ying-Yan Yu, Bing-Ya Liu, Hao-Ran Yin, Yan-Zhen Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):172-176. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.172
Expression of NF-κB and human telomerase reverse transcriptase in gastric cancer and precancerous lesions 
Wei Wang, He-Sheng Luo, Bao-Ping Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):177-181. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.177
Correlation of tumor-positive ratio and number of perigastric lymph nodes with prognosis of gastric carcinoma in surgically-treated patients 
Yong-Bin Ding, Guo-Yu Chen, Jian-Guo Xia, Xi-Wei Zang, Hong-Yu Yang, Li Yang, Yue-Xian Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):182-185. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.182
Liver Cancer
Construction of a targeting adenoviral vector carrying AFP promoter for expressing EGFP gene in AFP producing hepatocarcinoma cell 
Yu-Jun Shi, Jian-Ping Gong, Chang-An Liu, Xu-Hong Li, Ying Mei, Can Mi, Yan-Ying Huo 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):186-189. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.186
Effects of p53 on apoptosis and proliferation of hepatocellular carcinoma cells treated with transcatheter arterial chemoembolization 
En-Hua Xiao, Jing-Qing Li, Jie-Fu Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):190-194. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.190
Expression of co-stimulator 4-1BB molecule in hepatocellular carcinoma and adjacent non-tumor liver tissue, and its possible role in tumor immunity 
Yun-Le Wan, Shu-Sen Zheng, Zhi-Cheng Zhao, Min-Wei Li, Chang-Ku Jia, Hao Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):195-199. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.195
Antitumor immunopreventive effect in mice induced by DNA vaccine encoding a fusion protein of α-fetoprotein and CTLA4 
Geng Tian, Ji-Lin Yi, Ping Xiong 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):200-204. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.200
Enhancement of osteopontin expression in HepG2 cells by epidermal growth factor via phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase signaling pathway 
Guo-Xin Zhang, Zhi-Quan Zhao, Hong-Di Wang, Bo Hao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):205-208. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.205
Colorectal Cancer
Genetic detection of Chinese hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer 
Long Cui, Hei-Ying Jin, Hui-Yu Cheng, Yu-Di Yan, Rong-Gui Meng, De-Hong Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):209-213. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.209
Expression of estrogen receptor β in human colorectal cancer 
Li-Qun Xie, Jie-Ping Yu, He-Sheng Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):214-217. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.214
Ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid induced colonic crypt cell hyperproliferation in rats 
Qing-Yong Ma, Kate E Williamson, Brian J Rowlands 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):218-222. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.218
H Pylori
Low grade gastric MALTOMA: Treatment strategies based on 10 year follow-up 
Sang Kil Lee, Yong Chan Lee, Jae Bock Chung, Chae Yoon Chon, Young Myoung Moon, Jin Kyung Kang, In-Suh Park, Chang Ok Suh, Woo Ik Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):223-226. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.223
Effect of Helicobacter pylori infection on expressions of Bcl-2 family members in gastric adenocarcinoma 
Hao Zhang, Dian-Chun Fang, Rong-Quan Wang, Shi-Ming Yang, Hai-Feng Liu, Yuan-Hui Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):227-230. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.227
Chinese literature associated with diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori 
Yi Wan, Yong-Yong Xu, Jian-Hui Jiang, Fan-Shu Kong, Fu-Bo Xue, Yu-Xiang Bai, Bo-Rong Pan, Jun Ren, Dai-Ming Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):231-233. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.231
Basic Research
Stable expression of human cytochrome P450 2D6*10 in HepG2 cells 
Jian Zhuge, Ying-Nian Yu, Xiao-Dan Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):234-237. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.234
Dynamic changes of capillarization and peri-sinusoid fibrosis in alcoholic liver diseases 
Guang-Fu Xu, Xin-Yue Wang, Gui-Ling Ge, Peng-Tao Li, Xu Jia, De-Lu Tian, Liang-Duo Jiang, Jin-Xiang Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):238-243. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.238
Preparation and property analysis of a hepatocyte targeting pH-sensitive liposome 
Si-Yuan Wen, Xiao-Hong Wang, Li Lin, Wei Guan, Sheng-Qi Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):244-249. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.244
Effects of estradiol on liver estrogen receptor-α and its mRNA expression in hepatic fibrosis in rats 
Jun-Wang Xu, Jun Gong, Xin-Ming Chang, Jin-Yan Luo, Lei Dong, Ai Jia, Gui-Ping Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):250-254. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.250
Expression of liver insulin-like growth factor 1 gene and its serum level in rats with diabetes 
Jian-Bo Li, Cheng-Ya Wang, Jia-Wei Chen, Zhen-Qing Feng, Hong-Tai Ma 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):255-259. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.255
Long term persistence of T cell memory to HBsAg after hepatitis B vaccination 
Ru-Xiang Wang, Greet J. Boland, Jan van Hattum, Gijsbert C. de Gast 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):260-263. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.260
Establishment of transgenic mice carrying gene encoding human zinc finger protein 191 
Jian-Zhong Li, Xia Chen, Hua Yang, Shui-Liang Wang, Xue-Lian Gong, Hao Feng, Bao-Yu Guo, Long Yu, Zhu-Gang Wang, Ji-Liang Fu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):264-267. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.264
Clinical Research
Effects of depression on parameters of cell-mediated immunity in patients with digestive tract cancers 
Ke-Jun Nan, Yong-Chang Wei, Fu-Ling Zhou, Chun-Li Li, Chen-Guang Sui, Ling-Yun Hui, Cheng-Ge Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):268-272. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.268
Estimating medical costs of gastroenterological diseases 
Li-Fang Chou 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):273-278. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.273
Expression of bcl-2 family of genes during resection induced liver regeneration: Comparison between hepatectomized and sham groups 
Kamil Can Akcali, Aydin Dalgic, Ahmet Ucar, Khemaeis Ben Haj, Dilek Guvenc 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):279-283. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.279
Brief Reports
Complications of stent placement for benign stricture of gastrointestinal tract 
Ying-Sheng Cheng, Ming-Hua Li, Wei-Xiong Chen, Ni-Wei Chen, Qi-Xin Zhuang, Ke-Zhong Shang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):284-286. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.284
Long-term outcome of esophageal myotomy for achalasia 
Jun-Feng Liu, Jun Zhang, Zi-Qiang Tian, Qi-Zhang Wang, Bao-Qing Li, Fu-Shun Wang, Fu-Min Cao, Yue-Feng Zhang, Yong Li, Zhao Fan, Jian-Jing Han, Hui Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):287-291. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.287
Expression of COX-2 proteins in gastric mucosal lesions 
Lian-Zhen Yu, Heng-Jun Gao, Jian-Feng Bai, Gu Sun, Han-Lin Zhao, Liang Sun, Kun Miu, Zhi-Quan Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):292-294. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.292
Effects of zhaoyangwan on chronic hepatitis B and posthepatic cirrhosis 
Cui-Ping Zhang, Zi-Bin Tian, Xi-Shuang Liu, Qing-Xi Zhao, Jun Wu, Yong-Xin Liang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):295-298. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.295
Enhancement of migration and invasion of hepatoma cells via a Rho GTPase signaling pathway 
De-Sheng Wang, Ke-Feng Dou, Kai-Zong Li, Zhen-Shun Song 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):299-302. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.299
Determination of chemical composition of gall bladder stones: Basis for treatment strategies in patients from Yaounde, Cameroon 
Fru F. Angwafo III, Samuel Takongmo, Donald Griffith 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):303-305. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.303
Can HB vaccine yield a booster effect on individuals with positive serum anti-HBs and anti-HBc markers ? 
Ru-Xiang Wang, Ying Guo, Chang-Hong Yang, Yu Song, Juan Chen, Fu-Sheng Pang, Shao-Ping Lei, Xiao-Ming Jia, Jin-Ying Wen, Christina Y. Shi 
World J Gastroenterol 10(2):306-308. Published online Jan 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i2.306