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Editorial
Minimal hepatic encephalopathy matters in daily life 
Jasmohan S Bajaj 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3609-3615. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3609
Cystic tumors of the liver: A practical approach 
Paolo Del Poggio, Marco Buonocore 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3616-3620. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3616
Review
Extended-therapy duration for chronic hepatitis C, genotype 1: The long and the short of it 
Brian L Pearlman 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3621-3627. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3621
Is there a place for serum laminin determination in patients with liver disease and cancer? 
Heitor Rosa, Edison Roberto Parise 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3628-3632. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3628
Gastric Cancer
Adipokines and ghrelin in gastric cancer cachexia 
Mustafa Kerem, Zafer Ferahkose, Utku Tonguc Yilmaz, Hatice Pasaoglu, Ebru Ofluoglu, Abdulkadir Bedirli, Bulent Salman, Tevfik Tolga Sahin, Murat Akin 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3633-3641. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3633
Liver Cancer
Secretory Transactivating Transcription-apoptin fusion protein induces apoptosis in hepatocellular carcinoma HepG2 cells 
Su-Xia Han, Jin-Lu Ma, Yi Lv, Chen Huang, Hai-Hua Liang, Kang-Min Duan 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3642-3649. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3642
Clinical Research
Partial overlap of anti-mycobacterial, and anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae mannan antibodies in Crohn’s disease 
Stefan Müller, Thomas Schaffer, Alain M Schoepfer, Annamarie Hilty, Thomas Bodmer, Frank Seibold 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3650-3661. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3650
Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T genotype affects promoter methylation of tumor-specific genes in sporadic colorectal cancer through an interaction with folate/vitamin B12 status 
Pooneh Mokarram, Fakhraddin Naghibalhossaini, Mehdi Saberi Firoozi, Seyed Vahid Hosseini, Ahmad Izadpanah, Heshmetalah Salahi, Seyed Ali Malek-Hosseini, Abdoulrasool Talei, Mehra Mojallal 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3662-3671. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3662
Basic Research
Ellagic acid induces apoptosis through inhibition of nuclear factor κB in pancreatic cancer cells 
Mouad Edderkaoui, Irina Odinokova, Izumi Ohno, Ilya Gukovsky, Vay Liang W Go, Stephen J Pandol, Anna S Gukovskaya 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3672-3680. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3672
Experimental treatment of pancreatic cancer with two novel histone deacetylase inhibitors 
Martin Haefner, Thilo Bluethner, Manuel Niederhagen, Christian Moebius, Christian Wittekind, Joachim Mossner, Karel Caca, Marcus Wiedmann 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3681-3692. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3681
Negundoside, an iridiod glycoside from leaves of Vitex negundo, protects human liver cells against calcium-mediated toxicity induced by carbon tetrachloride 
Sheikh A Tasduq, Peerzada J Kaiser, Bishan D Gupta, Vijay K Gupta, Rakesh K Johri 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3693-3709. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3693
Hepatitis B virus DNA is more powerful than HBeAg in predicting peripheral T-lymphocyte subpopulations in chronic HBV-infected individuals with normal liver function tests 
Jing You, Hutcha Sriplung, Alan Geater, Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong, Lin Zhuang, Hong-Ying Chen, Jun-Hua Huang, Bao-Zhang Tang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3710-3718. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3710
Rapid Communication
Ineffective oesophageal motility: Manometric subsets exhibit different symptom profiles 
Horst Gunter Haack, Ross David Hansen, Allison Malcolm, John Edward Kellow 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3719-3724. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3719
Inoperable esophageal cancer and outcome of palliative care 
Sima Besharat, Ali Jabbari, Shahryar Semnani, Abbasali Keshtkar, Jeran Marjani 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3725-3728. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3725
Honey prevents hepatic damage induced by obstruction of the common bile duct 
B Imge Erguder, Sibel S Kilicoglu, Mehmet Namuslu, Bulent Kilicoglu, Erdinc Devrim, Kemal Kismet, Ilker Durak 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3729-3732. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3729
Construction and expression of eukaryotic plasmids containing lamivudine-resistant or wild-type strains of Hepatitis B Virus genotype C 
Wei-Zhen Xu, Yong Fang, Di Li, Yan Wang, Qing-Long Shang, Gui-Qiu Li, Xu Teng, Hong-Xi Gu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3733-3738. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3733
Reduced expression of P120 catenin in cholangiocarcinoma correlated with tumor clinicopathologic parameters 
Bo Zhai, He-Xin Yan, Shu-Qin Liu, Lei Chen, Meng-Chao Wu, Hong-Yang Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3739-3744. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3739
Effects of different Helicobacter pylori culture filtrates on growth of gastric epithelial cells 
Yan-Guo Yan, Gang Zhao, Jin-Ping Ma, Shi-Rong Cai, Wen-Hua Zhan 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3745-3749. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3745
Clinical value of serum CA19-9 levels in evaluating resectability of pancreatic carcinoma 
Shun Zhang, Yi-Ming Wang, Chuan-Dong Sun, Yun Lu, Li-Qun Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3750-3753. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3750
Effect of fragile histidine triad gene transduction on proliferation and apoptosis of human hepatocellular carcinoma cells 
Rong-Hua Xu, Liang-Yan Zheng, Dong-Lei He, Jian Tong, Li-Ping Zheng, Wu-Ping Zheng, Jin Meng, Li-Ping Xia, Cong-Jun Wang, Ji-Lin Yi 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3754-3758. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3754
Case Report
Abdominal neurenteric cyst 
Radoje Colović, Marjan Micev, Miodrag Jovanović, Slavko Matić, Nikica Grubor, Henry Dushan E Atkinson 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3759-3762. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3759
Pathologic complete response confirmed by surgical resection for liver metastases of gastrointestinal stromal tumor after treatment with imatinib mesylate 
Seiji Suzuki, Koji Sasajima, Masayuki Miyamoto, Hidehiro Watanabe, Tadashi Yokoyama, Hiroshi Maruyama, Takeshi Matsutani, Aimin Liu, Masaru Hosone, Shotaro Maeda, Takashi Tajiri 
World J Gastroenterol 14(23):3763-3767. Published online Jun 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3763