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Nutritional modulation of the inflammatory response in inflammatory bowel disease- From the molecular to the integrative to the clinical 
Gary E Wild, Laurie Drozdowski, Carmela Tartaglia, M Tom Clandinin, Alan BR Thomson 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):1-7. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.1
Recent advances in hepatitis B virus research: A German point of view 
Dieter Glebe 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):8-13. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.8
Topic Highlight
Hepatitis B virus taxonomy and hepatitis B virus genotypes 
Stephan Schaefer 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):14-21. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.14
Viral and cellular determinants involved in hepadnaviral entry 
Dieter Glebe, Stephan Urban 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):22-38. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.22
Intracellular transport of hepatitis B virus 
Michael Kann, André Schmitz, Birgit Rabe 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):39-47. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.39
Hepatitis B virus replication 
Juergen Beck, Michael Nassal 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):48-64. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.48
Hepatitis B virus morphogenesis 
Volker Bruss 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):65-73. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.65
Hepatitis B virus-induced oncogenesis 
Joachim Lupberger, Eberhard Hildt 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):74-81. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.74
Pathogenesis of hepatitis B virus infection 
Thomas F Baumert, Robert Thimme, Fritz von Weizsäcker 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):82-90. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.82
Avian hepatitis B viruses: Molecular and cellular biology, phylogenesis, and host tropism 
Anneke Funk, Mouna Mhamdi, Hans Will, Hüseyin Sirma 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):91-103. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.91
The woodchuck as an animal model for pathogenesis and therapy of chronic hepatitis B virus infection 
Stephan Menne, Paul J Cote 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):104-124. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.104
Antiviral therapy and resistance with hepatitis B virus infection 
Hans L Tillmann 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):125-140. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.125
Basic Research
Effects of nociceptin/orphanin FQ on rats with cathartic colon 
Hai-Yan Li, Xiang Yan, Quan-Lai Xue, Yong-Ning Zhou, Yan Gao, Rui Wang, Yong-Ming Liu, Jun-Tao Ran 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):141-145. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.141
Clinical Research
Malignancy and mortality in a population-based cohort of patients with coeliac disease or ‘gluten sensitivity’ 
LA Anderson, SA McMillan, RGP Watson, P Monaghan, AT Gavin, C Fox, LJ Murray 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):146-151. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.146
Rapid Communication
Age-related histomorphologic changes in the canine Gastrointestinal tract: A histologic and immunohistologic study 
Berit Baum, Felix Meneses, Sven Kleinschmidt, Ingo Nolte, Marion Hewicker-Trautwein 
World J Gastroenterol 13(1):152-157. Published online Jan 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i1.152