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Islet transplantation and antioxidant management: A comprehensive review 
Seyed Sajad Mohseni Salehi Monfared, Bagher Larijani, Mohammad Abdollahi 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1153-1161. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1153
Topic Highlights
Alcohol and liver 
Natalia A Osna 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1162-1162. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1162
Nuclear effects of ethanol-induced proteasome inhibition in liver cells 
Fawzia Bardag-Gorce 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1163-1167. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1163
In vitro and in vivo models of acute alcohol exposure 
Angela Dolganiuc, Gyongyi Szabo 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1168-1177. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1168
Autophagy and ethanol-induced liver injury 
Terrence M Donohue Jr 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1178-1185. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1178
Is the iron regulatory hormone hepcidin a risk factor for alcoholic liver disease? 
Duygu Dee Harrison-Findik 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1186-1193. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1186
Impact of asialoglycoprotein receptor deficiency on the development of liver injury 
Serene ML Lee, Carol A Casey, Benita L McVicker 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1194-1200. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1194
Hepatitis C virus and ethanol alter antigen presentation in liver cells 
Natalia A Osna 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1201-1208. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1201
Alcohol metabolites and lipopolysaccharide: Roles in the development and/or progression of alcoholic liver disease 
Courtney S Schaffert, Michael J Duryee, Carlos D Hunter, Bartlett C Hamilton 3rd, Amy L DeVeney, Mary M Huerter, Lynell W Klassen, Geoffrey M Thiele 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1209-1218. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1209
Alcohol-induced protein hyperacetylation: Mechanisms and consequences 
Blythe D Shepard, Pamela L Tuma 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1219-1230. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1219
Original Article
Role of cathepsin B-mediated apoptosis in fulminant hepatic failure in mice 
Bing-Zhu Yan, Wei Wang, Li-Yan Chen, Man-Ru Bi, Yan-Jie Lu, Bao-Xin Li, Bao-Shan Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1231-1236. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1231
Brief Article
Clinical significance of “anti-HBc alone” in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients 
Mª Teresa Pérez-Rodríguez, Bernardo Sopeña, Manuel Crespo, Alberto Rivera, Teresa González del Blanco, Antonio Ocampo, César Martínez-Vázquez 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1237-1241. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1237
Prognostic factors for 5-year survival after local excision of rectal cancer 
Dong-Bing Zhao, Yong-Kai Wu, Yong-Fu Shao, Cheng-Feng Wang, Jian-Qiang Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1242-1245. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1242
Morphology and ontogeny of dendritic cells in rats at different development periods 
Yi-Jun Zhou, Juan Gao, Hua-Mei Yang, Jian-Xin Zhu, Tong-Xin Chen, Zhen-Juan He 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1246-1253. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1246
Meta-analysis of capsule endoscopy in patients diagnosed or suspected with esophageal varices 
Yi Lu, Rui Gao, Zhuan Liao, Liang-Hao Hu, Zhao-Shen Li 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1254-1258. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1254
Antisense expression of PKCα improved sensitivity of SGC7901/VCR cells to doxorubicin 
Da-Long Wu, Feng-Ying Sui, Cheng Du, Cheng-Wen Zhang, Bin Hui, Shui-Ling Xu, Huan-Zhang Lu, Guo-Jie Song 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1259-1263. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1259
Case Report
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: Clinical diagnosis of an underrecognised manifestation of chronic cannabis abuse 
Siva P Sontineni, Sanjay Chaudhary, Vijaya Sontineni, Stephen J Lanspa 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1264-1266. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1264
Liver cell adenoma showing sequential alteration of radiological findings suggestive of well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma 
Takayuki Kogure, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Satoshi Sekiguchi, Kazuyuki Ishida, Takehiko Igarashi, Yuta Wakui, Takao Iwasaki, Tooru Shimosegawa 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1267-1272. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1267
Letters To The Editor
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm in chronic calcifying pancreatitis: Egg or hen? 
Evangelos Kalaitzakis, Barbara Braden, Palak Trivedi, Yalda Sharifi, Roger Chapman 
World J Gastroenterol 15(10):1273-1275. Published online Mar 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.1273