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Gastric Cancer
Effect of pseudolaric acid B on gastric cancer cells: Inhibition of proliferation and induction of apoptosis 
Ke-Shen Li, Xue-Feng Gu, Ping Li, Yong Zhang, Ya-Shuang Zhao, Zhen-Jiang Yao, Nai-Qiang Qu, Bin-You Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7555-7559. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7555
Viral Hepatitis
Effects of six months losartan administration on liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C patients: A pilot study 
Silvia Sookoian, María Alejandra Fernández, Gustavo Castaño 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7560-7563. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7560
Tumor necrosis factor-α-induced protein 1 and immunity to hepatitis B virus 
Marie C Lin, Nikki P Lee, Ning Zheng, Pai-Hao Yang, Oscar G Wong, Hsiang-Fu Kung, Chee-Kin Hui, John M Luk, George Ka-Kit Lau 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7564-7568. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7564
High affinity mouse-human chimeric Fab against Hepatitis B surface antigen 
Biplab Bose, Navin Khanna, Subrat K Acharya, Subrata Sinha 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7569-7578. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7569
Application of restriction display PCR technique in the preparation of cDNA microarray probes 
Zhao-Hui Sun, Wen-Li Ma, Bao Zhang, Yi-Fei Peng, Wen-Ling Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7579-7584. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7579
Response of porcine hepatocytes in primary culture to plasma from severe viral hepatitis patients 
Yong-Bo Cheng, Ying-Jie Wang, Shi-Chang Zhang, Jun Liu, Zhi Chen, Jia-Jia Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7585-7590. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7585
Hepatitis C virus infection down-regulates the expression of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α and carnitine palmitoyl acyl-CoA transferase 1A 
Yang Cheng, Sébastien Dharancy, Mathilde Malapel, Pierre Desreumaux 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7591-7596. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7591
Basic Research
Cytoskeleton reorganization and ultrastructural damage induced by gliadin in a three-dimensional in vitro model 
Ersilia Dolfini, Leda Roncoroni, Luca Elli, Chiara Fumagalli, Roberto Colombo, Simona Ramponi, Fabio Forlani, Maria Teresa Bardella 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7597-7601. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7597
Cyclosporine A, FK-506, 40-0-[2-hydroxyethyl]rapamycin and mycophenolate mofetil inhibit proliferation of human intrahepatic biliary epithelial cells in vitro 
Chao Liu, Thomas Schreiter, Andrea Frilling, Uta Dahmen, Christoph E Broelsch, Guido Gerken, Ulrich Treichel 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7602-7606. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7602
Protective effects of Asian green vegetables against oxidant induced cytotoxicity 
Peter Rose, Choon Nam Ong, Matt Whiteman 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7607-7614. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7607
Detection and identification of intestinal pathogenic bacteria by hybridization to oligonucleotide microarrays 
Lian-Qun Jin, Jun-Wen Li, Sheng-Qi Wang, Fu-Huan Chao, Xin-Wei Wang, Zheng-Quan Yuan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7615-7619. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7615
Morphological and serum hyaluronic acid, laminin and type IV collagen changes in dimethylnitrosamine-induced hepatic fibrosis of rats 
Chun-Hui Li, Dong-Ming Piao, Wen-Xie Xu, Zheng-Ri Yin, Jing-Shun Jin, Zhe-Shi Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7620-7624. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7620
Clinical Research
Management of hilar cholangiocarcinoma in the North of England: Pathology, treatment, and outcome 
SD Mansfield, O Barakat, RM Charnley, BC Jaques, CB O’Suilleabhain, PJ Atherton, D Manas 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7625-7630. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7625
Distribution and effects of polymorphic RANTES gene alleles in HIV/HCV coinfection – A prospective cross-sectional study 
Golo Ahlenstiel, Agathe Iwan, Jacob Nattermann, Karin Bueren, Jürgen K Rockstroh, Hans H Brackmann, Bernd Kupfer, Olfert Landt, Amnon Peled, Tilman Sauerbruch, Ulrich Spengler, Rainer P Woitas 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7631-7638. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7631
Elevated plasma von Willebrand factor levels in patients with active ulcerative colitis reflect endothelial perturbation due to systemic inflammation 
Petros Zezos, Georgia Papaioannou, Nikolaos Nikolaidis, Themistoclis Vasiliadis, Olga Giouleme, Nikolaos Evgenidis 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7639-7645. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7639
Involvement of serum retinoids and Leiden mutation in patients with esophageal, gastric, liver, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers in Hungary 
Gyula Mózsik, György Rumi, András Dömötör, Mária Figler, Beáta Gasztonyi, Előd Papp, Alajos Pár, Gabriella Pár, József Belágyi, Zoltán Matus, Béla Melegh 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7646-7650. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7646
Rapid Communication
Helicobacter pylori upregulates prion protein expression in gastric mucosa: A possible link to prion disease 
Peter C Konturek, Karolina Bazela, Vitaliy Kukharskyy, Michael Bauer, Eckhart G Hahn, Detlef Schuppan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7651-7656. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7651
Asthma and gastroesophageal reflux disease: Effect of long-term pantoprazole therapy 
Calabrese Carlo, Fabbri Anna, Areni Alessandra, Scialpi Carlo, Zahlane Desiree, Di Febo Giulio 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7657-7660. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7657
Phagocytic and oxidative burst activity of neutrophils in the end stage of liver cirrhosis 
Anatol Panasiuk, Jolanta Wysocka, Elzbieta Maciorkowska, Bozena Panasiuk, Danuta Prokopowicz, Janusz Zak, Karol Radomski 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7661-7665. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7661
Possible involvement of leptin and leptin receptor in developing gastric adenocarcinoma 
Liang Zhao, Zhi-Xiang Shen, He-Sheng Luo, Lei Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7666-7670. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7666
New tumor-associated antigen SC6 in pancreatic cancer 
Min-Pei Liu, Xiao-Zhong Guo, Jian-Hua Xu, Di Wang, Hong-Yu Li, Zhong-Min Cui, Jia-Jun Zhao, Li-Nan Ren 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7671-7675. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7671
Case Report
Liver transplantation for metastatic neuroendocrine tumor: A case report and review of the literature 
Wojciech C Blonski, K Rajender Reddy, Abraham Shaked, Evan Siegelman, David C Metz 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7676-7683. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7676
Successful outcome following resection of a pancreatic liposarcoma with solitary metastasis 
IM Dodo, JA Adamthwaite, P Jain, A Roy, PJ Guillou, KV Menon 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7684-7685. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7684
Recurrent severe gastrointestinal bleeding and malabsorption due to extensive habitual megacolon 
Ingo Mecklenburg, Markus Leibig, Christof Weber, Stefan Schmidbauer, Christian Folwaczny 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7686-7687. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7686
Does Fasciola hepatica infection modify the response of acute hepatitis C virus infection to IFN-α treatment? 
Mehmet Sahin, Mehmet Isler, Altug Senol, Mustafa Demirci, Zeynep Dilek Aydın 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7688-7689. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7688
Autosomal dominant polycystic liver disease in a family without polycystic kidney disease associated with a novel missense protein kinase C substrate 80K-H mutation 
Ramón Peces, Joost PH Drenth, Rene HM te Morsche, Pedro González, Carlos Peces 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7690-7693. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7690
Robotic-assisted laparoscopic resection of ectopic pancreas in the posterior wall of gastric high body: Case report and review of the literature 
Sheng-Der Hsu, Hurng-Sheng Wu, Chien-Long Kuo, Yueh-Tsung Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7694-7696. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7694
Isolated rectal diverticulum complicating with rectal prolapse and outlet obstruction: Case report 
Chuang-Wei Chen, Shu-Wen Jao, Huang-Jen Lai, Ying-Chun Chiu, Jung-Cheng Kang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7697-7699. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7697
Letters To The Editor
Mesenteric and portal vein thrombosis associated with hyperhomocysteinemia and heterozygosity for factor V Leiden mutation 
Giuseppe Famularo, Giovanni Minisola, Giulio Cesare Nicotra, Claudio De Simone 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7700-7701. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7700
Fenofibrate-induced liver injury 
Kazufumi Dohmen, Chun Yang Wen, Shinya Nagaoka, Koji Yano, Seigo Abiru, Toshihito Ueki, Atsumasa Komori, Manabu Daikoku, Hiroshi Yatsuhashi, Hiromi Ishibashi 
World J Gastroenterol 11(48):7702-7703. Published online Dec 28, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i48.7702