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Review
Research progress of vasculopathy in portal hypertension 
Tao Li, Zhen Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6079-6084. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6079
Chronic hepatitis C virus infection and post-liver transplantation diabetes mellitus 
Yun Ma, Wen-Wei Yan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6085-6089. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6085
Esophageal Cancer
Value of endoscopic methylene blue and Lugol's iodine double staining and detection of GST-Π and telomerase in the early diagnosis of esophageal carcinoma 
Xuan Zhu, Shuang-Hong Zhang, Kun-He Zhang, Bi-Ming Li, Jiang Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6090-6095. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6090
Gastric Cancer
Epstein-Barr virus-associated gastric carcinoma: Evidence of age-dependence among a Mexican population 
Roberto Herrera-Goepfert, Suminori Akiba, Chihaya Koriyama, Shan Ding, Edgardo Reyes, Tetsuhiko Itoh, Yoshie Minakami, Yoshito Eizuru 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6096-6103. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6096
Liver Cancer
Combined TACE and PEI for palliative treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma 
Gerhild Becker, Tarik Soezgen, Manfred Olschewski, Joerg Laubenberger, Hubert Erich Blum, Hans-Peter Allgaier 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6104-6109. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6104
Effects of adenovirus-mediated human cyclooxygenase-2 antisense RNA on the growth of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Xiao-Hu Wang, Sheng-Bao Li, Qiang Tong, Guo-Jian Xie, Qing-Ming Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6110-6114. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6110
Usefulness of serum des-γ-carboxy prothrombin in detection of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Chaur-Shine Wang, Chih-Lin Lin, Hsi-Chang Lee, Kuan-Yang Chen, Ming-Feng Chiang, Hung-Sheng Chen, Tsung-Jung Lin, Li-Ying Liao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6115-6119. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6115
Colorectal Cancer
Genetic alterations and expression of inhibitor of growth 1 in human sporadic colorectal cancer 
Li-Sheng Chen, Jian-Bao Wei, Yong-Chun Zhou, Sen Zhang, Jun-Lin Liang, Yun-Fei Cao, Zong-Jiang Tang, Xiao-Long Zhang, Feng Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6120-6124. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6120
Mechanism of counterattack of colorectal cancer cell by Fas/Fas ligand system 
Qiang Zhu, Ji-Yong Liu, Hong-Wei Xu, Chong-Mei Yang, An-Zhong Zhang, Yi Cui, Hong-Bo Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6125-6129. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6125
Viral Hepatitis
Specific ssDNA concentration in liver tissue as an index of apoptosis in hepatitis C virus-infected patients 
Tadeusz Wojciech Lapiński, Anatol Panasiuk, Jerzy Jaroszewicz, Oksana Kowalczuk, Robert Flisiak, Magdalena Rogalska 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6130-6133. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6130
Helicobacter Pylori
NF-kB and ERK-signaling pathways contribute to the gene expression induced by cag PAI-positive-Helicobacter pylori infection 
Wataru Shibata, Yoshihiro Hirata, Haruhiko Yoshida, Motoyuki Otsuka, Yujin Hoshida, Keiji Ogura, Shin Maeda, Tomoya Ohmae, Ayako Yanai, Yuzo Mitsuno, Naohiko Seki, Takao Kawabe, Masao Omata 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6134-6143. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6134
Basic Research
Endothelin-1 stimulates contraction and migration of rat pancreatic stellate cells 
Atsushi Masamune, Masahiro Satoh, Kazuhiro Kikuta, Noriaki Suzuki, Kennichi Satoh, Tooru Shimosegawa 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6144-6151. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6144
Identification of anrF gene, a homology of admM of andrimid biosynthetic gene cluster related to the antagonistic activity of Enterobacter cloacae B8 
Xu-Ping Yu, Jun-Li Zhu, Xue-Ping Yao, Shi-Cheng He, Hai-Ning Huang, Wei-Liang Chen, Yong-Hao Hu, De-Bao Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6152-6158. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6152
Receptor-binding domain of SARS-Cov spike protein: Soluble expression in E.coli, purification and functional characterization 
Jing Chen, Lin Miao, Jia-Ming Li, Yan-Ying Li, Qing-Yu Zhu, Chang-Lin Zhou, Hong-Qing Fang, Hui-Peng Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6159-6164. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6159
Brief Reports
Effects of Saccharomyces boulardii on fecal short-chain fatty acids and microflora in patients on long-term total enteral nutrition 
Stéphane M Schneider, Fernand Girard-Pipau, Jérôme Filippi, Xavier Hébuterne, Dominique Moyse, Gustavo Calle Hinojosa, Anne Pompei, Patrick Rampal 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6165-6169. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6165
Prevalence of cholelithiasis in patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease 
Wolfgang Kratzer, Mark M Haenle, Richard A Mason, Christian von Tirpitz, Volker Kaechele 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6170-6175. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6170
Quantitative evaluation of long-term liver repopulation and the reconstitution of bile ductules after hepatocellular transplantation 
Yun-Wen Zheng, Nobuhiro Ohkohchi, Hideki Taniguchi 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6176-6181. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6176
Serum leptin levels and insulin resistance are associated with gallstone disease in overweight subjects 
Nahum Méndez-Sánchez, Luisa B Bermejo-Martínez, Yolanda Viñals, Norberto C Chavez-Tapia, Irina Vander Graff, Guadalupe Ponciano-Rodríguez, Martha H Ramos, Misael Uribe 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6182-6187. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6182
Treatment of genotype 2 and 3 chronic hepatitis C virus-infected patients 
Perdita Wietzke-Braun, Volker Meier, Katrin Neubauer-Saile, Sabine Mihm, Giuliano Ramadori 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6188-6192. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6188
Quantitative analysis of plasma HBV DNA for early evaluation of the response to transcatheter arterial embolization for HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma 
Ying-Wen Su, Yu-Wen Huang, Sheng-Hsuan Chen, Chin-Yuan Tzen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6193-6196. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6193
Glutamine-supplemented total parenteral nutrition attenuates plasma interleukin-6 in surgical patients with lower disease severity 
Ming-Tsan Lin, Sung-Pao Kung, Sung-Ling Yeh, Koung-Yi Liaw, Ming-Yang Wang, Ming-Liang Kuo, Po-Houng Lee, Wei-Jao Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6197-6201. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6197
Expression of serine protease SNC19/matriptase and its inhibitor hepatocyte growth factor activator inhibitor type 1 in normal and malignant tissues of gastrointestinal tract 
Lei Zeng, Jiang Cao, Xing Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6202-6207. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6202
Microcirculation disturbance affects rats with acute severe pancreatitis following lung injury 
Xue-Min Liu, Qing-Guang Liu, Jun Xu, Cheng-En Pan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6208-6211. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6208
Effects of hepatitis B virus on p53 expression in hepatoma cell line SMMU-7721 
Jian-Hui Qu, Ming-Hua Zhu, Jing Lin, Can-Rong Ni, Fang-Mei Li, Zhi Zhu, Guan-Zhen Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6212-6215. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6212
Alterations of intestinal immune function and regulatory effects of L-arginine in experimental severe acute pancreatitis rats 
Shi-Feng Qiao, Tian-Jing Lü, Jia-Bang Sun, Fei Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6216-6218. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6216
Case Report
Primary biliary cirrhosis after aortoiliac reconstruction surgery using a Y-graft: A case report 
Tomoko Inoue, Katsuya Shiraki, Hiroyuki Fuke, Yutaka Yamanaka, Kazumi Miyashita, Keiichi Ito, Masahiro Suzuki, Kazushi Sugimoto, Kazumoto Murata, Takeshi Nakano 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6219-6220. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6219
Primary pancreatic anaplastic large cell lymphoma, ALK negative: A case report 
Christos G Savopoulos, NE Tsesmeli, GD Kaiafa, AT Zantidis, MT Bobos, AI Hatzitolios, ST Papavramidis, IS Kostopoulos 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6221-6224. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6221
Adenosquamous carcinoma arising within a retrorectal tailgut cyst: Report of a case 
Zoran Krivokapic, Ivan Dimitrijevic, Goran Barisic, Velimir Markovic, Miodrag Krstic 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6225-6227. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6225
Agenesis of the gallbladder: A dangerously misdiagnosed malformation 
Nicolas Peloponissios, Michel Gillet, René Cavin, Nermin Halkic 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6228-6231. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6228
Treatment of a duodenal perforation secondary to an endoscopic sphincterotomy with clips 
Panagiotis Katsinelos, George Paroutoglou, Basilios Papaziogas, Athanasios Beltsis, Stavros Dimiropoulos, Konstantinos Atmatzidis 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6232-6234. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6232
Ruptured hepatoblastoma with massive internal bleeding in an adult 
Hung-Yen Ke, Jia-Hui Chen, Yee-Min Jen, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Chung-Bao Hsieh, Cheng-Jueng Chen, Yao-Chi Liu, Teng-Wei Chen, De-Chuan Chan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(39):6235-6237. Published online Oct 21, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i39.6235