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Review
Carbonic anhydrases in normal gastrointestinal tract and gastrointestinal tumours 
Antti J. Kivelä, Jyrki Kivelä, Juha Saarnio, Seppo Parkkila 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):155-163. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.155
Liver Cancer
Desensitization of T lymphocyte function by CXCR3 ligands in human hepatocellular carcinoma 
Yu-Qing Liu, Ronnie T. Poon, Jeremy Hughes, Qin-Yu Li, Wan-Ching Yu, Sheung-Tat Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):164-170. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.164
Do the expressions of gap junction gene connexin messenger RNA in noncancerous liver remnants of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma correlate with postoperative recurrences? 
I-Shyan Sheen, Kuo-Shyang Jeng, Shou-Chuan Shih, Chin-Roa Kao, Po-Chuan Wang, Chih-Zen Chen, Wen-Hsing Chang, Horng-Yuan Wang, Li-Rung Shyung 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):171-175. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.171
Clinicopathological and prognostic implications of endoglin (CD105) expression in hepatocellular carcinoma and its adjacent non-tumorous liver 
Joanna W. Ho, Ronnie T. Poon, Chris K. Sun, Wei-Cheng Xue, Sheung-Tat Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):176-181. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.176
Construction of recombinant eukaryotic expression plasmid containing murine CD40 ligand gene and its expression in H22 cells 
Yong-Fang Jiang, Yan He, Guo-Zhong Gong, Jun Chen, Chun-Yan Yang, Yun Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):182-186. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.182
Clinical significance of the expression of isoform 165 vascular endothelial growth factor mRNA in noncancerous liver remnants of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma 
I-Shyan Sheen, Kuo-Shyang Jeng, Shou-Chuan Shih, Chih-Roa Kao, Wen-Hsing Chang, Horng-Yuan Wang, Po-Chuan Wang, Tsang-En Wang, Li-Rung Shyung, Chih-Zen Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):187-192. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.187
Survivin antisense compound inhibits proliferation and promotes apoptosis in liver cancer cells 
De-Jian Dai, Cai-De Lu, Ri-Yong Lai, Jun-Ming Guo, Hua Meng, Wei-Sheng Chen, Jun Gu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):193-199. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.193
Detection of hypervascular hepatocellular carcinoma: Comparison of multi-detector CT with digital subtraction angiography and Lipiodol CT 
Xiao-Hua Zheng, Yong-Song Guan, Xiang-Ping Zhou, Juan Huang, Long Sun, Xiao Li, Yuan Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):200-203. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.200
Specific COX-2 inhibitor NS398 induces apoptosis in human liver cancer cell line HepG2 through BCL-2 
Dong-Sheng Huang, Ke-Zhen Shen, Jian-Feng Wei, Ting-Bo Liang, Shu-Sen Zheng, Hai-Yang Xie 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):204-207. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.204
Prediction of HLA-A2-restricted CTL epitope specific to HCC by SYFPEITHI combined with polynomial method 
Hai-Long Dong, Yan-Fang Sui 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):208-211. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.208
Adhesion of different cell cycle human hepatoma cells to endothelial cells and roles of integrin β1 
Guan-Bin Song, Jian Qin, Qing Luo, Xiao-Dong Shen, Run-Bin Yan, Shao-Xi Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):212-215. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.212
Effects of thalidomide on angiogenesis and tumor growth and metastasis of human hepatocellular carcinoma in nude mice 
Zhong-Lin Zhang, Zhi-Su Liu, Quan Sun 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):216-220. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.216
TIP30 regulates apoptosis-related genes in its apoptotic signal transduction pathway 
Mei Shi, Xia Zhang, Ping Wang, Hong-Wei Zhang, Bai-He Zhang, Meng-Chao Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):221-227. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.221
Expression of fragile histidine triad in primary hepatocellular carcinoma and its relation with cell proliferation and apoptosis 
Ke-Jun Nan, Zhi-Ping Ruan, Zhao Jing, Hai-Xia Qin, Hong-Yan Wang, Hui Guo, Rui Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):228-231. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.228
Basic Research
Prostacyclin inhibition by indomethacin aggravates hepatic damage and encephalopathy in rats with thioacetamide-induced fulminant hepatic failure 
Chi-Jen Chu, Ching-Chin Hsiao, Teh-Fang Wang, Cho-Yu Chan, Fa-Yauh Lee, Full-Young Chang, Yi-Chou Chen, Hui-Chun Huang, Sun-Sang Wang, Shou-Dong Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):232-236. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.232
Increase in neurokinin-1 receptor-mediated colonic motor response in a rat model of irritable bowel syndrome 
Jun-Ho La, Tae-Wan Kim, Tae-Sik Sung, Hyn-Ju Kim, Jeom-Yong Kim, Il-Suk Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):237-241. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.237
Screening of stimulatory effects of dietary risk factors on mouse intestinal cell kinetics 
Pooja Shivshankar, Shyamala C. S. Devi 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):242-248. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.242
Expression of sialyl Lewisa relates to poor prognosis in cholangiocarcinoma 
Apa Juntavee, Banchob Sripa, Ake Pugkhem, Narong Khuntikeo, Sopit Wongkham 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):249-254. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.249
Clinical Research
Clinical usefulness of biochemical markers of liver fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 
Hiroshi Sakugawa, Tomofumi Nakayoshi, Kasen Kobashigawa, Tsuyoshi Yamashiro, Tatsuji Maeshiro, Satoru Miyagi, Joji Shiroma, Akiyo Toyama, Tomokuni Nakayoshi, Fukunori Kinjo, Atsushi Saito 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):255-259. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.255
Giant malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumors: Recurrence and effects of treatment with STI-571 
Teng-Wei Chen, Hsiao-Dung Liu, Rong-Yaun Shyu, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Ming-Lang Shih, Tzu-Ming Chang, Chung-Bao Hsieh 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):260-263. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.260
Brief Reports
Mitochondrial DNA sequence analysis of two mouse hepatocarcinoma cell lines 
Ji-Gang Dai, Xia Lei, Jia-Xin Min, Guo-Qiang Zhang, Hong Wei 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):264-267. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.264
Effects of oxymatrine on experimental hepatic fibrosis and its mechanism in vivo 
Guang-Feng Shi, Qian Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):268-271. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.268
Polymorphism of glutathione S-transferase mu 1 and theta 1 genes and hepatocellular carcinoma in southern Guangxi, China 
Zhuo-Lin Deng, Yi-Ping Wei, Yun Ma 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):272-274. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.272
Polymerase chain reaction-single strand conformational polymorphism analysis of rearranged during transfection proto-oncogene in Chinese familial hirschsprung’s disease 
Tao Guan, Ji-Cheng Li, Min-Ju Li, Jin-Fa Tou 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):275-279. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.275
Anticancer activity of resveratrol on implanted human primary gastric carcinoma cells in nude mice 
Hai-Bo Zhou, Juan-Juan Chen, Wen-Xia Wang, Jian-Ting Cai, Qin Du 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):280-284. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.280
Loss of heterozygosity on 10q23.3 and mutation of tumor suppressor gene PTEN in gastric cancer and precancerous lesions 
Yi-Ling Li, Zhong Tian, Dong-Ying Wu, Bao-Yu Fu, Yan Xin 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):285-288. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.285
Homozygosity for Pro of p53 Arg72Pro as a potential risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma in Chinese population 
Zhong-Zheng Zhu, Wen-Ming Cong, Shu-Fang Liu, Hui Dong, Guan-Shan Zhu, Meng-Chao Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):289-292. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.289
Mechanism of benign biliary stricture: A morphological and immunohistochemical study 
Zhi-Min Geng, Ying-Min Yao, Qing-Guang Liu, Xin-Jie Niu, Xiao-Gong Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):293-295. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.293
Heart-shaped anastomosis for Hirschsprung’s disease: Operative technique and long-term follow-up 
Guo Wang, Xiao-Yi Sun, Ming-Fa Wei, Yi-Zhen Weng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):296-298. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.296
Incidence of HBV variants with a mutation at nt551 among hepatitis B patients in Nanjing and its neighbourhood 
Chun-Ling Ma, De-Xing Fang, Kun Yao, Fa-Qing Li, Hui-Ying Jin, Su-Qin Li, Wei-Guo Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):299-302. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.299
Case Report
Acute hepatitis induced by an Aloe vera preparation: A case report 
Christian Rabe, Annemarie Musch, Peter Schirmacher, Wolfgang Kruis, Robert Hoffmann 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):303-304. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.303
Gallbladder polyp as a manifestation of hemobilia caused by arterial-portal fistula after percutaneous liver biopsy: A case report 
Chih-Lang Lin, Jia-Jang Chang, Tsung-Shih Lee, Kar-Wai Lui, Cho-Li Yen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(2):305-307. Published online Jan 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i2.305