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Editorial
Intestinal sugar transport 
Laurie A Drozdowski, Alan BR Thomson 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1657-1670. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1657
Review
Helicobacter pylori eradication to prevent gastric cancer: Underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms 
Shingo Tsuji, Masahiko Tsujii, Hiroaki Murata, Tsutomu Nishida, Masato Komori, Masakazu Yasumaru, Shuji Ishii, Yoshiaki Sasayama, Sunao Kawano, Norio Hayashi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1671-1680. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1671
Interleukin-10 and chronic liver disease 
Li-Juan Zhang, Xiao-Zhong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1681-1685. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1681
Esophageal Cancer
Association of smoking, alcohol drinking and dietary factors with esophageal cancer in high- and low-risk areas of Jiangsu Province, China 
Ming Wu, Jin-Kou Zhao, Xiao-Shu Hu, Pei-Hua Wang, Yu Qin, Yin-Chang Lu, Jie Yang, Ai-Min Liu, De-Lin Wu, Zuo-Feng Zhang, Kok J Frans, Pieter van’t Veer 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1686-1693. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1686
Gastric Cancer
Effects of tachyplesin and n-sodium butyrate on proliferation and gene expression of human gastric adenocarcinoma cell line BGC-823 
Song-Lin Shi, Yong-Ye Wang, Ying Liang, Qi-Fu Li 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1694-1698. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1694
Liver Cancer
Assessment of metastatic liver disease in patients with primary extrahepatic tumors by contrast-enhanced sonography versus CT and MRI 
Christoph F Dietrich, Wolfgang Kratzer, Deike Strobel, Etienne Danse, Robert Fessl, Alfred Bunk, Udo Vossas, Karlheinz Hauenstein, Wilhelm Koch, Wolfgang Blank, Matthijs Oudkerk, Dietbert Hahn, Christian Greis 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1699-1705. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1699
Viral Hepatitis
Protocol liver biopsies in long-term management of patients transplanted for hepatitis B-related liver disease 
Stefano Targhetta, Federico Villamil, Paolo Inturri, Patrizia Pontisso, Stefano Fagiuoli, Umberto Cillo, Attilio Cecchetto, Simona Gianni, Remo Naccarato, Patrizia Burra 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1706-1712. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1706
Inter-observer variability in histopathological assessment of liver biopsies taken in a pediatric open label therapeutic program for chronic HBV infection treatment 
Marek Woynarowski, Joanna Cielecka-Kuszyk, Andrzej Kałużyński, Aleksandra Omulecka, Maria Sobaniec-Łotowska, Julian Stolarczyk, Wojciech Szczepański 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1713-1717. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1713
Basic Research
Effects of betaine on ethanol-stimulated secretion of IGF-I and IGFBP-1 in rat primary hepatocytes: Involvement of p42/44 MAPK activation 
Myeong Soo Lee, Myung-Sunny Kim, Soo Young Park, Chang-Won Kang 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1718-1722. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1718
Clinical Research
Cerebral processing of auditory stimuli in patients with irritable bowel syndrome 
Viola Andresen, Alexander Poellinger, Chedwa Tsrouya, Dominik Bach, Albrecht Stroh, Annette Foerschler, Petra Georgiewa, Marco Schmidtmann, Ivo R van der Voort, Peter Kobelt, Claus Zimmer, Bertram Wiedenmann, Burghard F Klapp, Hubert Monnikes 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1723-1729. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1723
Effect of IBD sera on expression of inducible and endothelial nitric oxide synthase in human umbilical vein endothelial cells 
Károly Palatka, Zoltán Serfőző, Zoltán Veréb, Róbert Bátori, Beáta Lontay, Zoltán Hargitay, Zoltán Nemes, Miklós Udvardy, Ferenc Erdődi, István Altorjay 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1730-1738. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1730
Rapid Communication
Role of bile acids, prostaglandins and COX inhibitors in chronic esophagitis in a mouse model 
C Poplawski, D Sosnowski, A Szaflarska-Popławska, J Sarosiek, R McCallum, Z Bartuzi 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1739-1742. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1739
Expression of Ets-1 proto-oncoprotein in gastrointestinal stromal tumors, leiomyomas and schwannomas 
Toshiyuki Nakayama, Ayumi Yoshizaki, Shinji Naito, Chun Yang Wen, Gabit Alipov, Yuichi Yakata, Ichiro Sekine 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1743-1746. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1743
Roles of adipocyte derived hormone adiponectin and resistin in insulin resistance of type 2 diabetes 
Hui-Ling Lu, Hong-Wei Wang, Yu Wen, Mu-Xun Zhang, Han-Hua Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1747-1751. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1747
Chronic hepatitis B serum promotes apoptotic damage in human renal tubular cells 
Cun-Liang Deng, Xin-Wen Song, Hai-Jun Liang, Chen Feng, Yun-Jian Sheng, Ming-Yong Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1752-1756. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1752
Morphological observation of tumor infiltrating immunocytes in human rectal cancer 
Zun-Jiang Xie, Li-Min Jia, Ye-Chun He, Jiang-Tao Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1757-1760. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1757
Effect of electro-acupuncture at Foot-Yangming Meridian on somatostatin and expression of somatostatin receptor genes in rabbits with gastric ulcer 
Shou-Xiang Yi, Ren-Da Yang, Jie Yan, Xiao-Rong Chang, Ya-Ping Ling 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1761-1765. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1761
Cyclin D1 antisense oligodexoyneucleotides inhibits growth and enhances chemosensitivity in gastric carcinoma cells 
Xiao-Ming Shuai, Gao-Xiong Han, Guo-Bin Wang, Jun-Hua Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1766-1769. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1766
Effect of drug treatment on hyperplastic gastric polyps infected with Helicobacter pylori: A randomized, controlled trial 
Feng Ji, Zi-Wei Wang, Jian-Wen Ning, Qun-Yan Wang, Jian-Yong Chen, You-Ming Li 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1770-1773. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1770
Melanoma differentiation-associated gene-7, MDA-7/IL-24, selectively induces growth suppression, apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line HepG2 by replication-incompetent adenovirus vector 
Cong-Jun Wang, Xin-Bo Xue, Ji-Lin Yi, Kun Chen, Jian-Wei Zheng, Jian Wang, Jian-Ping Zeng, Rong-Hua Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1774-1779. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1774
Case Report
Tubulovillous adenoma of anal canal: A case report 
Bhupinder S Anand, Gordana Verstovsek, George Cole 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1780-1781. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1780
Acute biliary pancreatitis and cholecystolithiasis in a child: One time treatment with laparoendoscopic “Rendez-vous” procedure 
Gaetano La Greca, Michele Di Blasi, Francesco Barbagallo, Manuela Di Stefano, Saverio Latteri, Domenico Russello 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1782-1785. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1782
Complete pancreatic heterotopia of gallbladder with hypertrophic duct simulating an adenomyoma 
Luca Pilloni, Alessandro Cois, Alessandro Uccheddu, Rossano Ambu, Pierpaolo Coni, Gavino Faa 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1786-1787. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1786
Fatty liver in H63D homozygotes with hyperferritinemia 
Giada Sebastiani, Daniel F Wallace, Susan E Davies, Vasu Kulhalli, Ann P Walker, James S Dooley 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1788-1792. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1788
Hepatic encephalopathy with status epileptics: A case report 
Hiroto Tanaka, Hiroki Ueda, Yohei Kida, Hiroko Hamagami, Tomikimi Tsuji, Masakazu Ichinose 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1793-1794. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1793
Left paraduodenal hernia in an adult complicated by ascending colon cancer: A case report 
Kiyotaka Kurachi, Toshio Nakamura, Tadataka Hayashi, Yosuke Asai, Takayuki Kashiwabara, Akihito Nakajima, Shohachi Suzuki, Hiroyuki Konno 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1795-1797. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1795
Destructive granuloma derived from a liver cyst: A case report 
Yujo Kawashita, Yukio Kamohara, Junichiro Furui, Fumihiko Fujita, Shungo Miyamoto, Mitsuhisa Takatsuki, Kuniko Abe, Tomayoshi Hayashi, Yasuharu Ohno, Takashi Kanematsu 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1798-1801. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1798
Acute pancreatitis associated with peroral double-balloon enteroscopy: A case report 
Kuniomi Honda, Takahiro Mizutani, Kazuhiko Nakamura, Naomi Higuchi, Kenji Kanayama, Yorinobu Sumida, Shigetaka Yoshinaga, Soichi Itaba, Hirotada Akiho, Ken Kawabe, Yoshiyuki Arita, Tetsuhide Ito 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1802-1804. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1802
Living-related liver transplantation for multiple liver metastases from rectal carcinoid tumor: A case report 
Yoshimi Nakajima, Hitoshi Takagi, Naondo Sohara, Ken Sato, Satoru Kakizaki, Kenichi Nomoto, Hideki Suzuki, Taketoshi Suehiro, Tatsuo Shimura, Takayuki Asao, Hiroyuki Kuwano, Masatomo Mori, Ken Nishikura 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1805-1809. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1805
Autoimmune pancreatitis: Functional and morphological recovery after steroid therapy 
László Czakó, Éva Hegyközi, Attila Pálinkás, János Lonovics 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1810-1812. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1810
Sporadic somatic mutation of c-kit gene in a family with gastrointestinal stromal tumors without cutaneous hyperpigmentation 
Chun-Nan Yeh, Tsung-Wen Chen, Yi-Yin Jan 
World J Gastroenterol 12(11):1813-1815. Published online Mar 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i11.1813