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Review
Current research of hepatic cirrhosis in China 
Xi-Xian Yao, Shu-Lin Jiang, Dong-Mei Yao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):617-622. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.617
Gastric Cancer
Increased expression of mitogen-activated protein kinase and its upstream regulating signal in human gastric cancer 
Bin Liang, Shan Wang, Xue-Guang Zhu, Yong-Xiang Yu, Zhi-Rong Cui, You-Zhi Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):623-628. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.623
Expression of Epstein-Barr virus genes in EBV-associated gastric carcinomas 
Bing Luo, Yun Wang, Xiao-Feng Wang, Hua Liang, Li-Ping Yan, Bao-Hua Huang, Peng Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):629-633. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.629
Selection of optimal antisense accessible sites of survivin and its application in treatment of gastric cancer 
Qiang-Song Tong, Li-Duan Zheng, Fang-Min Chen, Fu-Qing Zeng, Liang Wang, Ji-Hua Dong, Gong-Cheng Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):634-640. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.634
Quantitative assessment model for gastric cancer screening 
Kun Chen, Wei-Ping Yu, Liang Song, Yi-Min Zhu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):641-644. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.641
Colorectal Cancer
Cytokeratins and carcinoembryonic antigen in diagnosis, staging and prognosis of colorectal adenocarcinoma 
Luís C. Fernandes, Su B. Kim, Delcio Matos 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):645-648. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.645
Viral Hepatitis
In vitro resistance to interferon of hepatitis B virus with precore mutation 
Yan Wang, Lai Wei, Dong Jiang, Xu Cong, Ran Fei, Jiang Xiao, Yu Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):649-655. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.649
Basic Research
Inhibition of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase may decrease intestinal epithelial cell apoptosis and improve intestinal epithelial barrier function after ischemia- reperfusion injury 
Shu-Yun Zheng, Xiao-Bing Fu, Jian-Guo Xu, Jing-Yu Zhao, Tong-Zhu Sun, Wei Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):656-660. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.656
Differences in platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule-1 expression between peripheral circulation and pancreatic microcirculation in cerulein-induced acute edematous pancreatitis 
Hong-Kai Gao, Zong-Guang Zhou, Fang-Hai Han, You-Qin Chen, Wen-Wei Yan, Tao He, Cun Wang, Zhao Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):661-664. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.661
Toxicity of novel anti-hepatitis drug bicyclol: A preclinical study 
Geng-Tao Liu, Yan Li, Huai-Ling Wei, Hong Lu, Hui Zhang, Yu-Gui Gao, Ling-Zhi Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):665-671. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.665
Effects of unsaturated fatty acids on calcium-activated potassium current in gastric myocytes of guinea pigs 
Hai-Feng Zheng, Xiang-Lan Li, Zheng-Yuan Jin, Jia-Bin Sun, Zai-Liu Li, Wen-Xie Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):672-675. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.672
Hepato-cardiovascular response and its regulation 
Xiang-Nong Li, Irving S Benjamin, Barry Alexander 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):676-680. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.676
Clinical Research
Association between polymorphisms in the Toll-like receptor 4, CD14, and CARD15/NOD2 and inflammatory bowel disease in the Greek population 
Maria Gazouli, Gerassimos Mantzaris, Athanassios Kotsinas, Panayotis Zacharatos, Efstathios Papalambros, Athanassios Archimandritis, John Ikonomopoulos, Vassilis G Gorgoulis 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):681-685. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.681
Ultrastructural changes in non-specific duodenitis 
Cheng-Xin Wang, Li-Jiang Liu, Jing Guan, Xiao-Ling Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):686-689. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.686
Brief Reports
Heme oxygenase-1 alleviates ischemia/reperfusion injury in aged liver 
Xue-Hao Wang, Ke Wang, Feng Zhang, Xiang-Cheng Li, Jun Li, Wei De, Jun Guo, Xiao-Feng Qian, Ye Fan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):690-694. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.690
Enhanced production of leptin in gastric fundic mucosa with Helicobacter pylori infection 
Yoshito Nishi, Hajime Isomoto, Shigeo Uotani, Chun Yang Wen, Saburo Shikuwa, Ken Ohnita, Yohei Mizuta, Akio Kawaguchi, Kenichiro Inoue, Shigeru Kohno 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):695-699. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.695
Tumor vaccine against recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Bao-Gang Peng, Li-Jiang Liang, Qiang He, Ming Kuang, Jia-Ming Lia, Ming-De Lu, Jie-Fu Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):700-704. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.700
Tiam1 gene expression and its significance in colorectal carcinoma 
Li Liu, De-Hua Wu, Yan-Qing Ding 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):705-707. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.705
Value of portal hemodynamics and hypersplenism in cirrhosis staging 
Bao-Min Shi, Xiu-Yan Wang, Qing-Ling Mu, Tai-Huang Wu, Jian Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):708-711. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.708
Existence and significance of hepatitis B virus DNA in kidneys of IgA nephropathy 
Nian-Song Wang, Zhao-Long Wu, Yue-E Zhang, Lu-Tan Liao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):712-716. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.712
Pharmacokinetics of C-1027 in mice as determined by TCA-RA method 
You-Ping Liu, Quan-Sheng Li, Yu-Rong Huang, Mao-Jin Zhou, Chang-Xiao Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):717-720. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.717
Correlation between expression of gastrin, somatostatin and cell apoptosis regulation gene bcl-2/bax in large intestine carcinoma 
Jia-Ding Mao, Pei Wu, Xiang-Hou Xia, Ji-Qun Hu, Wen-Bin Huang, Guo-Qiang Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):721-725. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.721
Effect of mutated IκBα transfection on multidrug resistance in hilar cholangiocarcinoma cell lines 
Ru-Fu Chen, Zhi-Hua Li, Xian-He Kong, Ji-Sheng Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):726-728. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.726
Treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts in line with D’Egidio’s classification 
Ai-Bin Zhang, Shu-Sen Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):729-732. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.729
Effect of glutamate on inflammatory responses of intestine and brain after focal cerebral ischemia 
Lei Xu, Jie Sun, Ran Lu, Qing Ji, Jian-Guo Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):733-736. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.733
Effects of psychological stress on small intestinal motility and expression of cholecystokinin and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide in plasma and small intestine in mice 
Shu-Guang Cao, Wan-Chun Wu, Zhen Han, Meng-Ya Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):737-740. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.737
Tumor angiogenesis and its clinical significance in pediatric malignant liver tumor 
Xiao-Yi Sun, Zai-De Wu, Xiao-Feng Liao, Ji-Yan Yuan 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):741-743. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.741
Association of cyclin D1, p16 and retinoblastoma protein expressions with prognosis and metastasis of gallbladder carcinoma 
Hong-Bing Ma, Hai-Tao Hu, Zheng-Li Di, Zuo-Ren Wang, Jing-Sen Shi, Xi-Jing Wang, Yi Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):744-747. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.744
Metastasis of primary gallbladder carcinoma in lymph node and liver 
Han-Ting Lin, Gui-Jie Liu, Dan Wu, Jian-Ying Lou 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):748-751. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.748
Role of PGI2 in the formation and maintenance of hyperdynamic circulatory state of portal hypertensive rats 
Zhi-Yong Wu, Xue-Song Chen, Jiang-Feng Qiu, Hui Cao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):752-755. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.752
Knockdown of survivin gene expression by RNAi induces apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line SMMC-7721 
Sheng-Quan Cheng, Wen-Liang Wang, Wei Yan, Qing-Long Li, Li Wang, Wen-Yong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):756-759. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.756
Effect of bone marrow-derived monocytes transfected with RNA of mouse colon carcinoma on specific antitumor immunity 
Xiao-Yuan Chu, Long-Bang Chen, Jing Zang, Jing-Hua Wang, Qun Zhang, Huai-Cheng Geng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):760-763. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.760
Case Report
Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration: A case report 
Wei-Xing Chen, Ping Wang, Sen-Xiang Yan, You-Ming Li, Chao-Hui Yu, Ling-Ling Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):764-766. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.764
Hematemesis as the initial complication of pancreatic adenocarcinoma directly invading the duodenum: A case report 
Yueh-Hung Lin, Chih-Yen Chen, Chih-Ping Chen, Tien-Yin Kuo, Full-Young Chang, Shou-Dong Lee 
World J Gastroenterol 11(5):767-769. Published online Feb 7, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i5.767