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Role of insulin/insulin-like growth factor 1 signaling pathway in longevity 
Chun-Lei Cheng, Tian-Qin Gao, Zhen Wang, Dian-Dong Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1891-1895. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1891
Liver Cancer
Tumor cyclooxygenase-2 levels correlate with tumor invasiveness in human hepatocellular carcinoma 
Terence C. Tang, Ronnie T. Poon, Cecilia P. Lau, Dan Xie, Sheung Tat Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1896-1902. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1896
Inhibitory effect of tumor suppressor p33ING1b and its synergy with p53 gene in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Zhi Zhu, Jing Lin, Jian-Hui Qu, Mark A. Feitelson, Can-Rong Ni, Fang-Mei Li, Ming-Hua Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1903-1909. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1903
Cell proliferation, apoptosis and the related regulators p27, p53 expression in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Zhao Jing, Ke-Jun Nan, Mei-Long Hu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1910-1916. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1910
Colorectal Cancer
Avidin chase reduces side effects of radioimmunotherapy in nude mice bearing human colon carcinoma 
Gui-Ping Li, Yong-Xian Wang, Kai Huang, Hui Zhang, Chun-Fu Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1917-1921. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1917
Viral Hepatitis
Relationship between serum b2-microglobulin levels and virological breakthrough in HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B patients, under long-term treatment schedules including lamivudine 
Ioannis S. Elefsiniotis, Antonios Moulakakis, Konstantinos D. Pantazis, Irene Glynou, Ioannis Ketikoglou, Elena Vezali, Helen Kada, Epameinondas Tsianos 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1922-1928. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1922
Transforming growth factor-β1 gene polymorphisms are associated with progression of liver fibrosis in Caucasians with chronic hepatitis C infection 
Hao Wang, Senait Mengsteab, Carmen G. Tag, Chun-Fang Gao, Claus Hellerbrand, Frank Lammert, Axel M. Gressner, Ralf Weiskirchen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1929-1936. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1929
Helicobacter Pylori
Gene expression profiling reveals sequential changes in gastric tubular adenoma and carcinoma in situ 
Chang-Hee Lee, Seung-Hyun Bang, Seung-Koo Lee, Kyu-Young Song, In-Chul Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1937-1945. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1937
Macrophage migration inhibitory factor stimulated by Helicobacter pylori increases proliferation of gastric epithelial cells 
Harry Hua-Xiang Xia, Shiu Kum Lam, Annie O.O. Chan, Marie Chia Mi Lin, Hsiang Fu Kung, Keiji Ogura, Douglas E. Berg, Benjamin C. Y. Wong 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1946-1950. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1946
Basic Research
Protective effect of low dose of melatonin against cholestatic oxidative stress after common bile duct ligation in rats 
Mukaddes Esrefoglu, Mehmet Gül, Memet Hanifi Emre, Alaattin Polat, Mukadder Ayse Selimoglu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1951-1956. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1951
Adenosine 5'triphosphate transport and accumulation during the cold preservation of rat hepatocytes in University of Wisconsin solution 
María E. Mamprin, Félix Vega, Joaquín V. Rodriguez 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1957-1964. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1957
Clinical Research
Amylase level in extrahepatic bile duct in adult patients with choledochal cyst plus anomalous pancreatico-biliary ductal union 
In-Ho Jeong, Yong-Sik Jung, Hong Kim, Bong-Wan Kim, Jung-Woon Kim, Jeong Hong, Hee-Jung Wang, Myung-Wook Kim, Byung-Moo Yoo, Jin-Hong Kim, Jae-Ho Han, Wook-Hwan Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1965-1970. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1965
Use of a device that applies external kneading-like force on the abdomen for treatment of constipation 
Konstantinos Mimidis, David Galinsky, Efraim Rimon, Vassilios Papadopoulos, Yehuda Zicherman, Dimitrios Oreopoulos 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1971-1975. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1971
Brief Reports
Distribution of hepatitis B virus genotypes in patients with chronic hepatitis B in Turkey 
Mustafa Sunbul, Hakan Leblebicioglu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1976-1980. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1976
A prospective study assessing the efficacy of abdominal computed tomography scan without bowel preparation in diagnosing intestinal wall and luminal lesions in patients presenting to the emergency room with abdominal complaints 
Michal Mizrahi, Yoav Mintz, Avraham Rivkind, David Kisselgoff, Eugene Libson, Mayer Brezis, Eran Goldin, Oren Shibolet 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1981-1986. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1981
Serum chromogranin-A in hepatocellular carcinoma: Diagnostic utility and limits 
Aldo Spadaro, Antonino Ajello, Carmela Morace, Agata Zirilli, Graziella D’arrigo, Carmelo Luigiano, Francesco Martino, Anna Bene, Domenico Migliorato, Santi Turiano, Oscar Ferraù, Maria Antonietta Freni 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1987-1990. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1987
Enhancement of leukocyte adhesion after percutaneous irradiation in rats with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Sasa-Marcel Maksan, Eduard Schmidt, Eduard Ryschich, Wolfgang Harms, Jan Schmidt 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1991-1994. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1991
Hepatic gene expression profiles associated with fibrosis progression and hepatocarcinogenesis in hepatitis C patients 
Run-Xuan Shao, Yujin Hoshida, Motoyuki Otsuka, Naoya Kato, Ryosuke Tateishi, Takuma Teratani, Shuichiro Shiina, Hiroyoshi Taniguchi, Masaru Moriyama, Takao Kawabe, Masao Omata 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):1995-1999. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.1995
Analysis of metastasis suppressing function of E-cadherin in gastric cancer cells by RNAi 
Zhi-Hong Zheng, Xiu-Ju Sun, Hai-Tao Zhou, Chao Shang, Hong Ji, Kai-Lai Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2000-2003. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2000
Traditional Chinese medicine syndromes of chronic hepatitis B with precore mutant 
Hong-Zhi Yang, Jian-An Zhao, Min Dai, Yong-Wei Li, Yong-Ze Wang, Wei-Bing Guan, He-Ping Xie 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2004-2008. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2004
Stomach-interposed cholecystogastrojejunostomy: A palliative approach for periampullary carcinoma 
Chun-Yi Hao, Xiang-Qian Su, Jia-Fu Ji, Xin-Fu Huang, Bao-Cai Xing 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2009-2012. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2009
Liver fibrosis caused by choledocholith to regress after biliary drainage 
Zuo-Bing Chen, Shu-Sen Zheng, Guo-Zhi Hu, Yuan Gao, Chen-Yan Ding, Yun Zhang, Xue-Hong Zhao, Lin-Mei Ni 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2013-2015. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2013
Effects of psychological stress on small intestinal motility and bacteria and mucosa in mice 
Shao-Xuan Wang, Wan-Chun Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2016-2021. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2016
Hypermethylation of CpG island in O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase gene was associated with K-ras G to A mutation in colorectal tumor 
Jian Qi, You-Qing Zhu, Mei-Fang Huang, Dong Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2022-2025. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2022
Identification of effective siRNA against K-ras in human pancreatic cancer cell line MiaPaCa-2 by siRNA expression cassette 
Wei Wang, Chun-You Wang, Ju-Hua Dong, Xiong Chen, Min Zhang, Gang Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2026-2031. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2026
Case Report
An autopsy case of acute pancreatitis with a high serum IgG4 complicated by amyloidosis and rheumatoid arthritis 
Tatsuki Ichikawa, Kazuhiko Nakao, Keisuke Hamasaki, Kazuaki Ohkubo, Kan Toriyama, Katsumi Eguchi 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2032-2034. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2032
Transhepatic fibrinolysis of mesenteric and portal vein thrombosis in a patient with ulcerative colitis: A case report 
Alfredo Guglielmi, Francesca Fior, Orsolya Halmos, Gian Franco Veraldi, Lorenzo Rossaro, Andrea Ruzzenente, Claudio Cordiano 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2035-2038. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2035
Hypokalemic myopathy in a patient with gluten-sensitive enteropathy and dermatitis herpetiformis Duhring: A case report 
Zsolt Barta, Zsofia Miltenyi, Laszlo Toth, Arpad Illes 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2039-2040. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2039
Regression of liver metastases of occult carcinoid tumor with slow release Lanreotide therapy 
Marta Bondanelli, Maria Rosaria Ambrosio, Maria Chiara Zatelli, Luigi Cavazzini, Laura Al Jandali Rifa’y, Ettore C. degli Uberti 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2041-2044. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2041
Mucinous nonneoplastic cyst of the pancreas: A truly novel pathological entity? 
Brian K.P. Goh, Yu-Meng Tan, Puay-Hoon Tan, London L.P.J. Ooi 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2045-2047. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2045
Cardiac metastases of gallbladder carcinoma 
Tomoko Inoue, Katsuya Shiraki, Hiroyuki Fuke, Yutaka Yamanaka, Kazumi Miyashita, Keiichi Ito, Masahiro Suzuki, Kazushi Sugimoto, Kazumoto Murata, Takeshi Nakano 
World J Gastroenterol 11(13):2048-2049. Published online Apr 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i13.2048