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Social learning contributions to the etiology and treatment of functional abdominal pain and inflammatory bowel disease in children and adults 
Rona L Levy, Shelby L Langer, William E Whitehead 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2397-2403. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2397
Recent advances in hepatitis C virus research and understanding the biology of the virus 
Francoise Lunel-Fabiani 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2404-2405. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2404
Topic Highlight
Hepatitis C virus proteins 
Jean Dubuisson 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2406-2415. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2406
Genetic diversity of the hepatitis C virus: Impact and issues in the antiviral therapy 
H Le Guillou-Guillemette, S Vallet, C Gaudy-Graffin, C Payan, A Pivert, A Goudeau, F Lunel-Fabiani 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2416-2426. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2416
New animal models for hepatitis C viral infection and pathogenesis studies 
Dina Kremsdorf, Nicolas Brezillon 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2427-2435. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2427
Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection 
Miriam J Alter 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2436-2441. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2436
Cell culture systems for the hepatitis C virus 
Gilles Duverlie, Czeslaw Wychowski 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2442-2445. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2442
The interferon inducing pathways and the hepatitis C virus 
Eliane F Meurs, Adrien Breiman 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2446-2454. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2446
Hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C virus-related chronic liver disease 
Jean-Claude Trinchet, Nathalie Ganne-Carrié, Pierre Nahon, Gisèle N'kontchou, Michel Beaugrand 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2455-2460. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2455
Hepatitis C virus: Virology, diagnosis and management of antiviral therapy 
Stéphane Chevaliez, Jean-Michel Pawlotsky 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2461-2466. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2461
Hepatitis C virus-related lymphoproliferative disorders: An overview 
Anna Linda Zignego, Carlo Giannini, Clodoveo Ferri 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2467-2478. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2467
Liver Cancer
Immunotherapy of hepatoma with a monoclonal antibody against murine endoglin 
Guang-Hong Tan, Feng-Ying Huang, Hua Wang, Yong-Hao Huang, Ying-Ying Lin, Yue-Nan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2479-2483. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2479
Colorectal Cancer
Synergistic anti-tumor effect of recombinant chicken fibroblast growth factor receptor-1-mediated anti-angiogenesis and low-dose gemcitabine in a mouse colon adenocarcinoma model 
Shao-Jiang Zheng, Shao-Ping Zheng, Feng-Ying Huang, Chang-Liang Jiao, Ren-Liang Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2484-2489. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2484
Viral Hepatitis
High expression of hepatitis B virus based vector with reporter gene in hepatitis B virus infection system 
Shi-Hong Li, Wen-Ge Huang, Bing Huang, Xi-Gu Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2490-2495. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2490
Basic Research
Relationship of quantitative structure and pharmacokinetics in fluoroquinolone antibacterials 
Die Cheng, Wei-Ren Xu, Chang-Xiao Liu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2496-2503. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2496
Case Report
Extrapulmonary sarcoidosis of liver and pancreas: A case report and review of literature 
Hermann Harder, Markus W Büchler, Boris Fröhlich, Philipp Ströbel, Frank Bergmann, Wolfgang Neff, Manfred V Singer 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2504-2509. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2504
Cecal lipoma with pseudomalignant features: A case report and review of the literature 
Panagiotis Katsinelos, Grigoris Chatzimavroudis, Christos Zavos, Ioannis Pilpilidis, Georgia Lazaraki, Basilis Papaziogas, George Paroutoglou, Jannis Kountouras, Dimitris Paikos 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2510-2513. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2510
Telerobotic-assisted laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection for low rectal cancer: Report of the first case in Hong Kong and China with an updated literature review 
Simon Siu-Man Ng, Janet Fung-Yee Lee, Raymond Ying-Chang Yiu, Jimmy Chak-Man Li, Sophie Sok-Fei Hon 
World J Gastroenterol 13(17):2514-2518. Published online May 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i17.2514