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Gastric Cancer
Endothelial adhesion of synchronized gastric tumor cells changes during cell cycle transit and correlates with the expression level of CD44 splice variants 
Anton Oertl, Jens Castein, Tobias Engl, Wolf-Dietrich Beecken, Dietger Jonas, Richard Melamed, Roman A. Blaheta 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6243-6248. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6243
Preliminary study on proteomics of gastric carcinoma and its clinical significance 
Hong-Gang Qian, Jing-Shen, Hong Ma, Hua-Chong Ma, Ya-Hui Su, Chun-Yi Hao, Bao-Cai Xing, Xin-Fu Huang, Cheng-Chao Shou 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6249-6253. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6249
Capsaicin-induced cell death in a human gastric adenocarcinoma cell line 
Yi-Ching Lo, Yuan-Chieh Yang, I-Chen Wu, Fu-Chen Kuo, Chi-Ming Liu, Hao-Wei Wang, Chao-Hung Kuo, Jeng-Yi Wu, Deng-Chyang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6254-6257. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6254
Liver Cancer
Augmentation of tumor necrosis factor family-induced apoptosis by E3330 in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines via inhibition of NFκB 
Yukiko Saitou, Katsuya Shiraki, Takenari Yamanaka, Kazumi Miyashita, Tomoko Inoue, Yutaka Yamanaka, Yumi Yamaguchi, Naoyuki Enokimura, Norihiko Yamamoto, Keiichi Itou, Kazushi Sugimoto, Takeshi Nakano 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6258-6261. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6258
Classification tool for the systematic histological assessment of hepatocellular carcinoma, macroregenerative nodules, and dysplastic nodules in cirrhotic liver 
A Quaglia, MA Jutand, A Dhillon, A Godfrey, R Togni, P Bioulac-Sage, C Balabaud, M Winnock, AP Dhillon 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6262-6268. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6262
Mechanism of metastasis by membrane type 1-matrix metalloproteinase in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Ying-Chi Ip, Siu-Tim Cheung, Ka-Ling Leung, Sheung-Tat Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6269-6276. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6269
Percutaneous ethanol injection, radiofrequency and their combination in treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Bao-Ming Luo, Yan-Ling Wen, Hai-Yun Yang, Hui Zhi, Xiao-Yun Xiao, Bing Ou, Jing-Sheng Pan, Jian-Hong Ma 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6277-6280. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6277
Overexpression of cyclooxygenase-2 in human HepG2, Bel-7402 and SMMC-7721 hepatoma cell lines and mechanism of cyclooxygenase-2 selective inhibitor celecoxib-induced cell growth inhibition and apoptosis 
Ning-Bo Liu, Tao Peng, Chao Pan, Yu-Yu Yao, Bo Shen, Jing Leng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6281-6287. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6281
Colorectal Cancer
Avidin-biotin system pretargeting radioimmunoimaging and radioimmunotherapy and its application in mouse model of human colon carcinoma 
Gui-Ping Li, Hui Zhang, Cheng-Mo Zhu, Jian Zhang, Xu-Feng Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6288-6294. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6288
Viral Hepatitis
Classifying genotype F of hepatitis B virus into F1 and F2 subtypes 
Hideaki Kato, Kei Fujiwara, Robert G. Gish, Hiroshi Sakugawa, Hiroshi Yoshizawa, Fuminaka Sugauchi, Etsuro Orito, Ryuzo Ueda, Yasuhito Tanaka, Takanobu Kato, Yuzo Miyakawa, Masashi Mizokami 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6295-6304. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6295
Helicobacter pylori
Interleukin-17 levels in Helicobacter pylori-infected gastric mucosa and pathologic sequelae of colonization 
Tomokazu Mizuno, Takafumi Ando, Kazuo Nobata, Tomoyuki Tsuzuki, Osamu Maeda, Osamu Watanabe, Masaaki Minami, Kenji Ina, Kazuo Kusugami, Richard M. Peek, Hidemi Goto 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6305-6311. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6305
Basic Research
Expression of matrix metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitor metalloproteinases increases in X-irradiated rat ileum despite the disappearance of CD8a T cells 
Carine Strup-Perrot, Marie-Catherine Vozenin-Brotons, Marie Vandamme, Christine Linard, Denis Mathé 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6312-6321. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6312
Pioglitazone, a specific ligand of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma, protects pancreas against acute cerulein-induced pancreatitis 
Peter C Konturek, Artur Dembinski, Zygmunt Warzecha, Grzegorz Burnat, Piotr Ceranowicz, Eckhart G Hahn, Marcin Dembinski, Romana Tomaszewska, Stanislaw J Konturek 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6322-6329. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6322
BASIC RESEARCH
Distinct immune response induced by peptidoglycan derived from Lactobacillus sp 
Jin Sun, Yong-Hui Shi, Guo-Wei Le, Xi-Yi Ma 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6330-6337. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6330
Clinical Research
Characterization of colonic dendritic cells in normal and colitic mice 
Sheena M Cruickshank, Nicholas R English, Peter J Felsburg, Simon R Carding 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6338-6347. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6338
Hemodynamic and morphologic changes of peripheral hepatic vasculature in cirrhotic liver disease: A preliminary study using contrast-enhanced coded phase inversion harmonic ultrasonography 
Rong-Qin Zheng, Bo Zhang, Masatoshi Kudo, Yasuhiro Sakaguchi 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6348-6353. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6348
Imaging findings of biliary hamartomas 
Rong-Qin Zheng, Bo Zhang, Masatoshi Kudo, Hirokazu Onda, Tatsuo Inoue 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6354-6359. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6354
Distinction between short-segment Barrett’s esophageal and cardiac intestinal metaplasia 
Gui-Sheng Liu, Jun Gong, Peng Cheng, Jun Zhang, Ying Chang, Lei Qiang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6360-6365. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6360
Brief Reports
Helicobacter pylori vacA s1a and s1b alleles from clinical isolates from different regions of Chile show a distinct geographic distribution 
MI Díaz, A Valdivia, P Martínez, JL Palacios, P Harris, J Novales, E Garrido, D Valderrama, C Shilling, A Kirberg, E Hebel, J Fierro, R Bravo, F Siegel, G Leon, G Klapp, A Venegas 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6366-6372. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6366
Effects of glucocorticoids on the growth and chemosensitivity of carcinoma cells are heterogeneous and require high concentration of functional glucocorticoid receptors 
Yen-Shen Lu, Huang-Chun Lien, Pei-Yen Yeh, Kun-Huei Yeh, Min-Liang Kuo, Sung-Hsin Kuo, Ann-Lii Cheng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6373-6380. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6373
Apoptosis induced by nucleosides in the human hepatoma HepG2 
Suh-Ching Yang, Che-Lin Chiu, Chi-Chang Huang, Jiun-Rong Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6381-6384. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6381
Effect of a nitric oxide synthase inhibitor NG-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester on invasion of human colorectal cancer cell line SL-174T 
Li-Bo Yu, Xin-Shu Dong, Wen-Zhou Sun, Dong-Lu Zhao, Yue Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6385-6388. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6385
Construction of prokaryotic expression system of TGF-β1 epitope gene and identification of recombinant fusion protein immunity 
Yong-Hong Guo, Zhi-Ming Hao, Jin-Yan Luo, Jun-Hong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6389-6394. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6389
Treatment efficacy of radiofrequency ablation of 338 patients with hepatic malignant tumor and the relevant complications 
Min-Hua Chen, Wei Yang, Kun Yan, Wen Gao, Ying Dai, Yan-Bin Wang, Xiao-Peng Zhang, Shan-Shan Yin 
World J Gastroenterol 11(40):6395-6401. Published online Oct 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i40.6395