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Editorial
Specifically targeted antiviral therapy for hepatitis C virus 
Anna Parfieniuk, Jerzy Jaroszewicz, Robert Flisiak 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5673-5681. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5673
Persistent occult hepatitis B virus infection: Experimental findings and clinical implications 
Patricia M Mulrooney-Cousins, Tomasz I Michalak 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5682-5686. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5682
Review
Carbohydrate malabsorption in patients with non-specific abdominal complaints 
Peter Born 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5687-5691. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5687
Gastric Cancer
Metastatic suppressor genes inactivated by aberrant methylation in gastric cancer 
Jian-Feng Wang, Dong-Qiu Dai 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5692-5698. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5692
Liver Cancer
Characteristics and pathological mechanism on magnetic resonance diffusion-weighted imaging after chemoembolization in rabbit liver VX-2 tumor model 
You-Hong Yuan, En-Hua Xiao, Jian-Bin Liu, Zhong He, Ke Jin, Cong Ma, Jun Xiang, Jian-Hua Xiao, Wei-Jian Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5699-5706. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5699
Basic Research
Concurrent repletion of iron and zinc reduces intestinal oxidative damage in iron- and zinc-deficient rats 
Sreedhar Bodiga, Madhavan Nair Krishnapillai 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5707-5717. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5707
Silencing SMYD3 in hepatoma demethylates RIZI promoter induces apoptosis and inhibits cell proliferation and migration 
Li-Bo Chen, Jun-Yao Xu, Zhen Yang, Guo-Bin Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5718-5724. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5718
Rapid Communication
CYP2E1 Rsa I polymorphism impacts on risk of colorectal cancer association with smoking and alcohol drinking 
Chang-Ming Gao, Toshiro Takezaki, Jian-Zhong Wu, Min-Bin Chen, Yan-Ting Liu, Jian-Hua Ding, Haruhiko Sugimura, Jia Cao, Nobuyuki Hamajima, Kazuo Tajima 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5725-5730. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5725
Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infects and multiplies in enteric glial cells 
Leonardo A Sechi, Anne Ruehl, Niyaz Ahmed, Donatella Usai, Daniela Paccagnini, Giovanna E Felis, Stefania Zanetti 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5731-5735. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5731
Early prediction of major depression in chronic hepatitis C patients during peg-interferon α-2b treatment by assessment of vegetative-depressive symptoms after four weeks 
Geert Robaeys, Jozef De Bie, Marieke C Wichers, Liesbeth Bruckers, Frederik Nevens, Peter Michielsen, Marc Van Ranst, Frank Buntinx 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5736-5740. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5736
Acute pancreatitis in acute viral hepatitis 
Pankaj Jain, Sandeep Nijhawan, Ramesh Roop Rai, Subhash Nepalia, Amit Mathur 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5741-5744. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5741
Triple non-invasive diagnostic test for exclusion of common bile ducts stones before laparoscopic cholecystectomy 
Bahram Pourseidi, Amir Khorram-Manesh 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5745-5749. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5745
Plasma and platelet serotonin levels in patients with liver cirrhosis 
Đorđe M Ćulafić, Duško S Mirković, Miodrag D Vukčević, Jelena S Rudić 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5750-5753. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5750
Preoperative evaluation with T-staging system for hilar cholangiocarcinoma 
Ru-Fu Chen, Zhi-Hua Li, Jia-Jia Zhou, Jie Wang, Ji-Sheng Chen, Qing Lin, Qi-Bing Tang, Ning-Fu Peng, Zhi-Peng Jiang, Quan-Bo Zhou 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5754-5759. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5754
Genetic polymorphisms of ADH2 and ALDH2 association with esophageal cancer risk in southwest China 
Shu-Juan Yang, Hua-Yu Wang, Xiao-Qing Li, Hui-Zhang Du, Can-Jie Zheng, Huai-Gong Chen, Xiao-Yan Mu, Chun-Xia Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5760-5764. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5760
Construction of humanized carcinoembryonic antigen specific single chain variable fragment and mitomycin conjugate 
De-Jie Chen, Zui Tan, Feng Chen, Tian Du 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5765-5770. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5765
Case Report
Massive gastrointestinal bleeding: An unusual case of asymptomatic extrarenal, visceral, fibromuscular dysplasia 
Paula Andrea Rodriguez Urrego, Mark Flanagan, Wilson S Tsai, Craig Rezac, Nicola Barnard 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5771-5774. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5771
Well to moderately differentiated HCC manifesting hyperattenuation on both CT during arteriography and arterial portography 
Soo Ryang Kim, Susumu Imoto, Hirotsugu Ikawa, Kenji Ando, Keiji Mita, Shuichi Fuki, Michiie Sakamoto, Yoshihiro Kanbara, Toshiyuki Matsuoka, Masatoshi Kudo, Yoshitake Hayashi 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5775-5778. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5775
Minute signet ring cell carcinoma occurring in gastric hyperplastic polyp 
Shoji Hirasaki, Seiyuu Suzuki, Hiromitsu Kanzaki, Kohei Fujita, Shuji Matsumura, Eiji Matsumoto 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5779-5780. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5779
Mucinous cyst exhibiting severe dysplasia in gastric heterotopic pancreas associated withe gastrointestinal stromal tumour 
Antony Kaufman, David Storey, Cheok Soon Lee, Rajmohan Murali 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5781-5782. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5781
Association of liver cirrhosis related IgA nephropathy with portal hypertension 
Georgios Kalambokis, Leonidas Christou, Dimitrios Stefanou, Evdokia Arkoumani, Epameinondas V Tsianos 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5783-5786. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5783
Cerebral metastasis from hepatoid adenocarcinoma of the stomach 
Sheng Zhang, Mi Wang, Yi-Hui Xue, Yu-Peng Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(43):5787-5793. Published online Nov 21, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i43.5787