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Editorial
Potential role of NKT regulatory cell ligands for the treatment of immune mediated colitis 
Madi El Haj, Ami Ben Ya'acov, Gadi Lalazar, Yaron Ilan 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5799-5804. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5799
Topic Highlight
Rectal cancer treatment: Improving the picture 
Juan A Diaz-Gonzalez, Leire Arbea, Javier Aristu 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5805-5812. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5805
Moving forward in colorectal cancer research, what proteomics has to tell 
Nerea Bitarte, Eva Bandrés, Ruth Zárate, Natalia Ramirez, Jesus Garcia-Foncillas 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5813-5821. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5813
Immunotherapy and immunoescape in colorectal cancer 
Guillermo Mazzolini, Oihana Murillo, Catalina Atorrasagasti, Juan Dubrot, Iñigo Tirapu, Miguel Rizzo, Ainhoa Arina, Carlos Alfaro, Arantza Azpilicueta, Carmen Berasain, José L Perez-Gracia, Alvaro Gonzalez, Ignacio Melero 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5822-5831. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5822
Is there a genetic signature for liver metastasis in colorectal cancer? 
Cristina Nadal, Joan Maurel, Pere Gascon 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5832-5844. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5832
Exploiting novel molecular targets in gastrointestinal cancers 
Wen W Ma, Manuel Hidalgo 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5845-5856. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5845
New approaches in angiogenic targeting for colorectal cancer 
Aleix Prat, Esther Casado, Javier Cortés 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5857-5866. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5857
Combining chemotherapy and targeted therapies in metastatic colorectal cancer 
J Rodriguez, R Zarate, E Bandres, A Viudez, A Chopitea, J García-Foncillas, I Gil-Bazo 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5867-5876. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5867
Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in colorectal cancer treatment: What’s new? 
M Ponz-Sarvisé, J Rodríguez, A Viudez, A Chopitea, A Calvo, J García-Foncillas, I Gil-Bazo 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5877-5887. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5877
Pharmacogenomics in colorectal cancer: The first step for individualized-therapy 
Eva Bandrés, Ruth Zárate, Natalia Ramirez, Ana Abajo, Nerea Bitarte, Jesus García-Foncillas 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5888-5901. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5888
Novel translational strategies in colorectal cancer research 
Ignacio Gil-Bazo 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5902-5910. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5902
Viral Hepatitis
Targeting hepatitis B virus antigens to dendritic cells by heat shock protein to improve DNA vaccine potency 
Qin-Long Gu, Xue Huang, Wen-Hong Ren, Lei Shen, Bing-Ya Liu, Si-Yi Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5911-5917. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5911
Clinical Research
Stability of cirrhotic systemic hemodynamics ensures sufficient splanchnic blood flow after living-donor liver transplantation in adult recipients with liver cirrhosis 
Tomohide Hori, Shintaro Yagi, Taku Iida, Kentaro Taniguchi, Kentaro Yamagiwa, Chiduru Yamamoto, Takashi Hasegawa, Koichiro Yamakado, Takuma Kato, Kanako Saito, Linan Wang, Mie Torii, Yukinobu Hori, Kan Takeda, Kazuo Maruyama, Shinji Uemoto 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5918-5925. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5918
Expression of matrix metalloproteinase-1 and tumor necrosis factor-α in ulcerative colitis 
Ying-De Wang, Jing-Wei Mao 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5926-5932. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5926
Rapid Communication
Small caliber overtube-assisted colonoscopy 
Shai Friedland, Roy M Soetikno 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5933-5937. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5933
Comprehensive screening for reg1α gene rules out association with tropical calcific pancreatitis 
Swapna Mahurkar, Seema Bhaskar, D Nageshwar Reddy, G Venkat Rao, Giriraj Ratan Chandak 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5938-5943. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5938
In-vitro activation of cytotoxic T lymphocytes by fusion of mouse hepatocellular carcinoma cells and lymphotactin gene-modified dendritic cells 
Xi-Ling Sheng, Hao Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5944-5950. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5944
Case Report
Poorly differentiated carcinoma of the rectum with aberrant immunophenotype: A case report 
A Giannopoulos, I Papaconstantinou, P Alexandrou, A Petrou, A Papalambros, E Felekouras, E Papalambros 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5951-5953. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5951
Antegrade bowel intussusception after remote Whipple and Puestow procedures for treatment of pancreas divisum 
Manuel Gigena, Hugo V Villar, Negar G Knowles, John T Cunningham, Erik K Outwater, Luis R Leon Jr 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5954-5956. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5954
News
Lian-Sheng Ma, Editor-in-Chief of WJG, warmly meets Professor Hugh J Freeman from the University of British Columbia 
You-De Chang 
World J Gastroenterol 13(44):5957-5957. Published online Nov 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i44.5957