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Esophageal Cancer
Construction of pETNF-P16 plasmid and its expression properties in EC9706 cell line induced by X-ray irradiation 
Cong-Mei Wu, Tian-Hua Huang, Qing-Dong Xie, De-Sheng Wu, Xiao-Hu Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2927-2930. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2927
Endoscopic survey of esophageal cancer in a high-risk area of China 
Xu-Jing Lu, Zhi-Feng Chen, Cui-Lan Guo, Shao-Sen Li, Wen-Long Bai, Guo-Liang Jin, Yu-Xia Wang, Fan-Shu Meng, Feng Gao, Jun Hou 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2931-2935. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2931
Gastric Cancer
Alteration of cyclin D1 in gastric carcinoma and its clinicopathologic significance 
Peng Gao, Geng-Yin Zhou, Yuan Liu, Jin-Song Li, Jun-Hui Zhen, Yin-Ping Yuan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2936-2939. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2936
Comparison of quality of life between urban and rural gastric cancer patients and analysis of influencing factors 
Jun Tian, Zhen-Chun Chen, Bin Wu, Xin Meng 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2940-2943. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2940
Liver Cancer
Down-modulation of heat shock protein 70 and up-modulation of Caspase-3 during schisandrin B-induced apoptosis in human hepatoma SMMC-7721 cells 
Yi-Feng Wu, Ming-Fu Cao, Yan-Ping Gao, Fei Chen, Tao Wang, Edward P. Zumbika, Kai-Xian Qian 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2944-2948. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2944
Colorectal Cancer
Microscopic spread of low rectal cancer in regions of mesorectum: Pathologic assessment with whole-mount sections 
Zhao Wang, Zong-Guang Zhou, Cun Wang, Gao-Ping Zhao, You-Dai Chen, Hong-Kai Gao, Xue-Lian Zheng, Rong Wang, Dai-Yun Chen, Wei-Ping Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2949-2953. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2949
Targeting cyclooxygenase-2 with sodium butyrate and NSAIDs on colorectal adenoma/carcinoma cells 
Zhi-Hong Zhang, Qin Ouyang, Hua-Tian Gan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2954-2957. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2954
A novel mouse model for colitis-associated colon carcinogenesis induced by 1,2-dimethylhydrazine and dextran sulfate sodium 
Jian-Guo Wang, Dong-Fei Wang, Bing-Jian Lv, Jian-Min Si 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2958-2962. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2958
Viral Hepatitis
Impact of cigarette smoking on response to interferon therapy in chronic hepatitis C Egyptian patients 
A. El-Zayadi, Osaima Selim, H. Hamdy, A. El-Tawil, Hanaa M. Badran, M. Attia, A. Saeed 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2963-2966. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2963
siRNA-mediated inhibition of HBV replication and expression 
Xiao-Nan Zhang, Wei Xiong, Jia-Dong Wang, Yun-Wen Hu, Li Xiang, Zheng-Hong Yuan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2967-2971. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2967
Expression of hepatitis C virus envelope protein 2 induces apoptosis in cultured mammalian cells 
Li-Xin Zhu, Jing Liu, You-Hua Xie, Yu-Ying Kong, Ye Ye, Chun-Lin Wang, Guang-Di Li, Yuan Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2972-2978. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2972
Construction of exogenous multiple epitopes of helper T lymphocytes and DNA immunization of its chimeric plasmid with HBV pre-S2/S gene 
Wen-Jun Gao, Xiao-Mou Peng, Dong-Ying Xie, Qi-Feng Xie, Zhi-Liang Gao, Ji-Lu Yao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2979-2983. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2979
Effect of artificial liver support system on patients with severe viral hepatitis: A study of four hundred cases 
Lan-Juan Li, Qian Yang, Jian-Rong Huang, Xiao-Wei Xu, Yue-Mei Chen, Su-Zhen Fu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2984-2988. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2984
Yeast expression and DNA immunization of hepatitis B virus S gene with second-loop deletion of α determinant region 
Hui Hu, Xiao-Mou Peng, Yang-Su Huang, Lin Gu, Qi-Feng Xie, Zhi-Liang Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2989-2993. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2989
H Pylori
Prominent role of γ -glutamyl-transpeptidase on the growth of Helicobacter pylori 
Min Gong, Bow Ho 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2994-2996. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2994
Detection of anti-Helicobacter pylori antibodies in serum and duodenal fluid in peptic gastroduodenal disease 
Angelo Locatelli, Wilson Roberto Catapani, Claudio Rufino Gomes Junior, Claudilene Battistin Paula Silva, Jaques Waisberg 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):2997-3000. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.2997
Basic Research
Relationship between focal adhesion kinase and hepatic stellate cell proliferation during rat hepatic fibrogenesis 
Hui-Qing Jiang, Xiao-Lan Zhang, Li Liu, Chang-Chun Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3001-3005. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3001
Gene expression profile in liver of hB1F transgenic mice 
Shui-Liang Wang, Hua Yang, You-Hua Xie, Yuan Wang, Jian-Zhong Li, Long Wang, Zhu-Gang Wang, Ji-Liang Fu 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3006-3010. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3006
Anti-tumor effect of pEgr-IFNγ gene-radiotherapy in B16 melanoma-bearing mice 
Cong-Mei Wu, Xiu-Yi Li, Tian-Hua Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3011-3015. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3011
Differentiation of rat marrow mesenchymal stem cells into pancreatic islet beta-cells 
Li-Bo Chen, Xiao-Bing Jiang, Lian Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3016-3020. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3016
Adenoviral transfer of human interleukin-10 gene in lethal pancreatitis 
Zi-Qian Chen, Yao-Qing Tang, Yi Zhang, Zhi-Hong Jiang, En-Qiang Mao, Wei-Guo Zou, Ruo-Qing Lei, Tian-Quan Han, Sheng-Dao Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3021-3025. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3021
Changes of inflammation-associated cytokine expressions during early phase of experimental endotoxic shock in macaques 
Xiao-Hui Ji, Ke-Yi Sun, Yan-Hong Feng, Guo-Qing Yin 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3026-3033. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3026
Clinical Research
Diagnostic role of secretin-enhanced MRCP in patients with unsuccessful ERCP 
László Czakó, Tamás Takács, Zita Morvay, László Csernay, János Lonovics 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3034-3038. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3034
Brief Reports
Autonomic and sensory nerve dysfunction in primary biliary cirrhosis 
Katalin Keresztes, Ildikó Istenes, Aniko Folhoffer, Peter L Lakatos, Andrea Horvath, Timea Csak, Peter Varga, Peter Kempler, Ferenc Szalay 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3039-3043. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3039
Expression of mucins and E-cadherin in gastric carcinoma and their clinical significance 
Hong-Kai Zhang, Qiu-Min Zhang, Tie-Hua Zhao, Yuan-Yuan Li, Yong-Fen Yi 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3044-3047. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3044
Effect of resveratrol and in combination with 5-FU on murine liver cancer 
Sheng-Li Wu, Zhong-Jie Sun, Liang Yu, Ke-Wei Meng, Xing-Lei Qin, Cheng-En Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3048-3052. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3048
Sentinel lymph node concept in gastric cancer with solitary lymph node metastasis 
Li-Yang Cheng, Shi-Zhen Zhong, Zong-Hai Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3053-3055. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3053
Cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated antigen-4 gene polymorphisms confer susceptibility to primary biliary cirrhosis and autoimmune hepatitis in Chinese population 
Lie-Ying Fan, Xiao-Qing Tu, Qu-Bo Cheng, Ye Zhu, Ralph Feltens, Thomas Pfeiffer, Ren-Qian Zhong 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3056-3059. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3056
Diagnostic and surgical therapeutic features of extrahepatic bile duct carcinoma without jaundice 
Hui-Huan Tang, Shi Chang, Xian-Wei Wang, Yun Huang, Xue-Jun Gong, Jun Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3060-3061. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3060
Choledochal cysts in pregnancy: Case management and literature review 
De-Quan Wu, Long-Xian Zheng, Qiu-Shi Wang, Wen-Hua Tan, Shuang-Jiu Hu, Pei-Ling Li 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3065-3069. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3065
Clinical significance of preoperative regional intra-arterial infusion chemotherapy for advanced gastric cancer 
Cheng-Wu Zhang, Shou-Chun Zou, Dun Shi, Da-Jian Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3070-3072. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3070
Levels of plasma des-γ -carboxy protein C and prothrombin in patients with liver diseases 
Xiao-Fan He, Zhi-Bin Wen, Min-Juan Liu, Hui Zhang, Qun Li, Shi-Lin He 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3073-3075. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3073
Case Report
Fasciola hepatica infestation as a very rare cause of extrahepatic cholestasis 
Ahmet Dobrucali, Rafet Yigitbasi, Yusuf Erzin, Oguzhan Sunamak, Erdal Polat, Hakan Yakar 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3076-3077. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3076
Common bile duct obstruction due to fibrous pseudotumor of pancreas associated with retroperitoneal fibrosis: A case report 
Mei-Fen Zhao, Yu Tian, Ke-Jian Guo, Zhi-Gang Ma, Hai-Hui Liao 
World J Gastroenterol 10(20):3078-3079. Published online Oct 15, 2004. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v10.i20.3078