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Fumagillin treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in rats: An in vivo study of antiangiogenesis 
I-Shyan Sheen, Kuo-Shyang Jeng, Wen-Juei Jeng, Chi-Juei Jeng, Yi-Ching Wang, Shu-Ling Gu, Shin-Yun Tseng, Chien-Ming Chu, Chia-Hui Lin, Kuo-Ming Chang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):771-777. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.771
Loss of heterozygosity: An independent prognostic factor of colorectal cancer 
Shih-Ching Chang, Jen-Kou Lin, Tzu-Chen Lin, Wen-Yih Liang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):778-784. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.778
Combination of telomerase antisense oligonucleotides simultaneously targeting hTR and hTERT produces synergism of inhibition of telomerase activity and growth in human colon cancer cell line 
Xiao-Hua Fu, Jian-Song Zhang, Na Zhang, Yang-De Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):785-790. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.785
Helicobacter pylori infection, glandular atrophy and intestinal metaplasia in superficial gastritis, gastric erosion, erosive gastritis, gastric ulcer and early gastric cancer 
Chuan Zhang, Nobutaka Yamada, Yun-Lin Wu, Min Wen, Takeshi Matsuhisa, Norio Matsukura 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):791-796. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.791
Polymorphisms of uridine-diphosphoglucuronosyltransferase 1A7 gene in Taiwan Chinese 
May-Jen Huang, Sien-Sing Yang, Min-Shung Lin, Ching-Shan Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):797-802. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.797
Presence of CCK-A, B receptors and effect of gastrin and cholecystokinin on growth of pancreatobiliary cancer cell lines 
Jin-Young Jang, Sun-Whe Kim, Ja-Lok Ku, Yong-Hyun Park, Jae-Gahb Park 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):803-809. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.803
Comparison of intraperitoneal anti-adhesive polysaccharides derived from Phellinus mushrooms in a rat peritonitis model 
Jae-Sung Bae, Kwang-Ho Jang, Hee-Kyung Jin 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):810-816. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.810
Effects of glutamine-containing total parenteral nutrition on phagocytic activity and anabolic hormone response in rats undergoing gastrectomy 
Chen-Hsien Lee, Wan-Chun Chiu, Soul-Chin Chen, Chih-Hsiung Wu, Sung-Ling Yeh 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):817-822. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.817
Effect of Haimiding on the functioning of red cell membrane of FC and H22 tumor-bearing mice 
Yu-Bin Ji, Shi-Yong Gao, Wei-Ping Cheng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):823-830. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.823
Reversal of the phenotype by K-rasval12 silencing mediated by adenovirus-delivered siRNA in human pancreatic cancer cell line Panc-1 
Li-Mo Chen, Huang-Ying Le, Ren-Yi Qin, Manoj Kumar, Zhi-Yong Du, Rui-Juan Xia, Jing Deng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):831-838. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.831
Brief Reports
Correlation between severity of endoscopic findings and apnea-hypopnea index in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and obstructive sleep apnea 
Pál Demeter, Katalin Várdi Visy, Pál Magyar 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):839-841. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.839
Helicobacter pylori infection in hemodialysis patients: Susceptibility to amoxicillin and clarithromycin 
Selim Aydemir, Sedat Boyacioglu, Gurden Gur, Muge Demirbilek, Fusun Kamber Can, Murat Korkmaz, Ugur Yilmaz 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):842-845. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.842
Disturbance of hepatic and intestinal microcirculation in experimental liver cirrhosis 
Sasa-Marcel Maksan, Eduard Ryschich, Zilfi Ülger, Martha Maria Gebhard, Jan Schmidt 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):846-849. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.846
Cysteine peptidase and its inhibitor activity levels and vitamin E concentration in normal human serum and colorectal carcinomas 
Robert Szwed, Zygmunt Grzebieniak, Yousif Saleh, Godwin Bwire Ekonjo, Maciej Siewinski 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):850-853. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.850
Relationship between polymorphism of class II transactivator gene promoters and chronic hepatitis B 
Ying-Ren Zhao, Ling Gong, Ying-Li He, Fang Liu, Chang Lu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):854-857. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.854
Interleukin-10 -1082 promoter polymorphism is not associated with susceptibility to esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and gastric cardiac adenocarcinoma in a population of high-incidence region of north China 
Wei Guo, Na Wang, Yi-Min Wang, Yan Li, Deng-Gui Wen, Zhi-Feng Chen, Yu-Tong He, Jian-Hui Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):858-862. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.858
Effect of rhubarb on contractile response of gallbladder smooth muscle strips isolated from guinea pigs 
Ya-Li Luo, Jun-Wei Zeng, Mei Yu, Yu-Ling Wei, Song-Yi Qu, Wei Li, Tian-Zhen Zheng 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):863-866. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.863
YMDD mutations in patients with chronic hepatitis B untreated with antiviral medicines 
Zhong-Min Huang, Qi-Wen Huang, Ya-Qin Qin, Yan-Zhuan He, Hou-Ji Qin, Yiao-Nan Zhou, Xiang Xu, Mei-Jin Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):867-870. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.867
Clinical significance of matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma 
Zhen-Dong Gu, Ke-Neng Chen, Ming Li, Jin Gu, Ji-You Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):871-874. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.871
Activation of STAT3 signaling in human stomach adenocarcinoma drug-resistant cell line and its relationship with expression of vascular endothelial growth factor 
Li-Fen Yu, Ying Cheng, Min-Min Qiao, Yong-Ping Zhang, Yun-Lin Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):875-879. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.875
Characterization of CagA variable region of Helicobacter pylori isolates from Chinese patients 
Yong-Liang Zhu, Shu Zheng, Qin Du, Ke-Da Qian, Ping-Chu Fang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):880-884. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.880
Gene expression profile in rat small intestinal allografts after cold preservation/reperfusion 
Shu-Feng Wang, Qi Liang, Guo-Wei Li, Kun Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):885-889. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.885
Hybrid artificial liver support system for treatment of severe liver failure 
Jian-He Gan, Xia-Qiu Zhou, Ai-Lan Qin, Er-Ping Luo, Wei-Feng Zhao, Hong Yu, Jie Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):890-894. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.890
An analysis: Colon cancer mortality in Tianjin, China, from 1981 to 2000 
Yao-Gang Wang, Ke-Xin Chen, Guang-Lin Wu, Feng-Ju Song 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):895-898. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.895
Analysis of prognosis on patients with severe viral hepatitis using the model for end-stage liver disease 
Zhi-Hong Weng, Shu-Qing Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):899-902. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.899
Tumor metastasis and the reciprocal regulation of heparanase gene expression by nuclear factor kappa B in human gastric carcinoma tissue 
Hou-Jun Cao, Yong Fang, Xing Zhang, Wen-Jun Chen, Wen-Peng Zhou, Hong Wang, Lin-Bo Wang, Jin-Min Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):903-907. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.903
Comparison of probiotics and lactulose in the treatment of minimal hepatic encephalopathy in rats 
Lin Jia, Mei-Hua Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):908-911. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.908
Alcohol dehydrogenase: A potential new marker for diagnosis of intestinal ischemia using rat as a model 
Upendra R Gumaste, Mukund M Joshi, Devendra T Mourya, Pradip V Barde, Ghanshyam K Shrivastav, Vikram S Ghole 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):912-916. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.912
Establishment of a new pig model for auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplantation 
Cheng-Hong Peng, Liu-Bin Shi, Hong-Wei Zhang, Shu-You Peng, Guang-Wen Zhou, Hong-Wei Li 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):917-921. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.917
Case Report
Inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver and peripheral eosinophilia in autoimmune pancreatitis 
Naoki Sasahira, Takao Kawabe, Akira Nakamura, Kenji Shimura, Haruhisa Shimura, Ei Itobayashi, Manabu Asada, Yasushi Shiratori, Masao Omata 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):922-925. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.922
Undifferentiated (embryonal) sarcoma of liver in adult: A case report 
Chao-Liu Dai, Feng Xu, Hong Shu, Yong-Qing Xu, Yong Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 11(6):926-929. Published online Feb 14, 2005. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v11.i6.926