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Update of preclinical and human studies of calcium and colon cancer prevention 
Martin Lipkin 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):461-464. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.461
Original Articles
A DNA delivery system containing listeriolysin O results in enhanced hepatocyte-directed gene expression 
Cherie M. Walton, Catherine H. Wu, George Y. Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):465-469. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.465
Characterization of six tumor suppressor genes and microsatellite instability in hepatocellular carcinoma in southern African blacks 
C. Martins, M.A. Kedda, M.C. Kew 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):470-476. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.470
Protective effect of Irsogladine on monochloramine induced gastric mucosal lesions in rats: a comparative study with rebamipide 
Hedeichiro Yamamoto, M Umeda, H Mizoguchi, S Kato, K Takeuchi 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):477-482. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.477
Hepatocellular carcinoma in central Sydney: a 10 year review of patients seen in a medical oncology department 
Desmond Yip, Michael Findlay, Michael Boyer, Martin H. Tattersall 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):483-487. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.483
Expression of c-src gene in the carcinogenesis process of human cardia adenocarcinoma 
Xiu-Jia Wang, Shu-Lan Yuan, Lin Xiao, Xu-Hua Wang, Chao-Jun Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):488-491. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.488
Clinical and experimental study on regional administration of phosphorus 32 glass microspheres in treating hepatic carcinoma 
Lu Liu, Zao Jiang, Gao-Jun Teng, Ji-Zhi Song, Dong-Sheng Zhang, Qing-Ming Guo, Wen Fang, Shi-Cheng He, Jin-He Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):492-505. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.492
Portal vein embolization by fine needle ethanol injection: experimental and clinical studies 
Ming-De Lu, Jun-Wei Chen, Xiao-Yan Xie, Li-Jian Liang, Jie-Fu Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):506-510. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.506
Study on the anticarcinogenic effect and acute toxicity of liver-targeting mitoxantrone nanoparticles 
Zhi-Rong Zhang, Qin He, Gong-Tie Liao, Shao-Huai Bai 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):511-514. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.511
Combined Traditional And Modern Medicine
Study of the mechanisms of acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for ulcerative colitis rats in view of the gene expression of cytokines 
Huan-Gan Wu, Li-Bin Zhou, Ying-Ying Pan, Cheng Huang, Han-Ping Chen, Zheng Shi, Xue-Gui Hua 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):515-517. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.515
Review
Intestinal stasis associated bowel inflammation 
Shunichiro Komatsu, Yuji Nimura, D. Neil Granger 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):518-521. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.518
Brief Reports
Preparation and purification of F(ab’)2 fragment from anti hepatoma mouse IgG1 mAb 
Cheng-Gang Liu, Mei-Cai Zhu, Zhi-Nan Chen 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):522-524. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.522
Measurement of liver volume and its clinical significance in cirrhotic portal hypertensive patients 
Ji-Ye Zhu, Xi-Sheng Leng, Nan Dong, Gui-Ying Qi, Ru-Yu Du 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):525-526. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.525
Localization of keratin mRNA and collagen I mRNA in gastric cancer by in situ hybridization and hybridization electron microscopy 
Chang-Qing Su, Hong Qiu, Yan Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):527-530. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.527
In situ detection of Epstein-Barr virus in gastric carcinoma tissue in China highrisk area 
Rong Wan, Mei-Qin Gao, Ling-Yun Gao, Bi-Feng Chen, Qian-Kun Cai 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):531-532. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.531
Comparison of gene expression between normal colon mucosa and colon carcinoma by means of messenger RNA differential display 
Li Wang, Wei Lu, Yuan-Gen Chen, Xiao-Mei Zhou, Jian-Ren Gu 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):533-534. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.533
An improvement method for the detection of in situ telomerase activity: in situ telomerase activity labeling 
De-Yun Feng, Hui Zheng, Chun-Yan Fu, Rui-Xue Cheng 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):535-537. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.535
Clinicopathologic study of primary intestinal B cell malignant lymphoma 
Qin Zhou, Tian-Rong Xu, Qin-He Fan, Zou-Xung Zhen 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):538-540. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.538
VIP immunoreactive nerves and somatostatin and serotonin containing cells in Crohn’s disease 
Shi-Jun Lu, Yu-Qing Liu, Jian-Shao Lin, Hong-Juan Wu, Yong-Hong Sun, Yu-Bin Tan 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):541-543. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.541
Study on incisional implantation of tumor cells by carbon dioxide pneumo peritoneum in gastric cancer of a murine model 
Hao Wang, Min-Hua Zheng, Hao-Bo Zhang, Jian Zhu, Jian-Rong He, Ai-Guo Lu, Yu-Bao Ji, Min-Jun Zhang, Yu Jiang, Bao-Ming Yu, Hong-Wei Li 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):544-546. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.544
HCV genotypes in hepatitis C patients and their clinical significances 
Fen Huang, Gui-Zhen Zhao, Yeng Li 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):547-549. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.547
Establishment and preliminery use of hepatitis B virus preS1/2 antigen assay 
Kun Chen, Bao-Guang Han, Xian-Kai Ma, He-Qiu Zhang, Li Meng, Guo-Hua Wang, Fang Xia, Xiao-Guo Song, Shi-Gan Ling 
World J Gastroenterol 5(6):550-552. Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.550