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Molecular biology of liver disorders: the hepatitis C virus and molecular targets for drug development 
Howard J. Worman, Feng Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):465-469. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.465
New insights into the pathogenesis of intestinal dysfunction: secretory diarrhea and cystic fibrosis 
Kim E. Barrett 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):470-474. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.470
Alterations in gastric mucin synthesis by Helicobacter pylori 
James C. Byrd, Robert S. Bresalier 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):475-482. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.475
Current medical therapy of inflammatory bowel disease 
Kiron M. Das, Sherif A. Farag 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):483-489. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.483
Pathogenesis and managenent of pain in chronic pancreatitis 
C.S.Pitchumoni 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):490-496. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.490
Therapeutic methods for diarrhea in children 
S.K. Bhattacharya 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):497-500. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.497
Original Articles
Study on relationship of nitric oxide, oxidation, peroxidation, lipoperoxidation with chronic chole-cystitis 
Jun-Fu Zhou, Dong Cai, You-Gen Zhu, Jin-Lu Yang, Cheng-Hong Peng, Yang-Hai Yu 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):501-507. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.501
Comparison between intravenous and peritoneal route on liver targeted uptake and expression of plasmid delivered by Glyco-poly-L-lysine 
Chang-Qing Yang, Ji-Yao Wang, Guo-Ting Fang, Jian-Jun Liu, Jin-Sheng Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):508-512. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.508
Overexpression of p27KIP1 induced cell cycle arrest in G1 phase and subsequent apoptosis in HCC-9204 cell line 
Jiang Li, Xin-Ke Yang, Xin-Xin Yu, Meng-Liang Ge, Wen-Liang Wang, Jie Zhang, Yun-De Hou 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):513-521. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.513
Bile acid formation in primary human hepatocytes 
Curt Einarsson, Ewa Ellis, Anna Abrahamsson, Bo-Göran Ericzon, Ingemar Björkhem, Magnus Axelson 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):522-525. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.522
Glyco-poly-L-lysine is better than liposomal delivery of exogenous genes to rat of liver 
Chang-Qing Yang, Ji-Yao Wang, Bo-Ming He, Jian-Jun Liu, Jin-Sheng Guo 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):526-531. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.526
Induction of apoptosis by arsenic trioxide and hydroxy camptothecin in gastriccancer cells in vitro 
Shui-Ping Tu, Jie Zhong, Ji-Hong Tan, Xiao-Hua Jiang, Min-Min Qiao, Yu-Xin Wu, Shi-Hu Jiang 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):532-539. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.532
Effects of AT1 receptor antagonist, losartan, on rat hepatic fibrosis induced by CCl4 
Hong-Shan Wei, Ding-Guo Li, Han-Ming Lu, Yu-Tao Zhan, Zhi-Rong Wang, Xin Huang, Jing Zhang, Ji-Lin Cheng, Qin-Fang Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):540-545. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.540
Participation of CD45, NKR-P1A and ANK61 antigen in rat hepatic NK cell (pit cell)-mediated target cell cytotoxicity 
Dian Zhong Luo, David Vermijlen, Bülent Ahishali, Vasilis Triantis, Karin Vanderkerken, Peter J.K. Kuppen, Eddie Wisse 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):546-552. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.546
Brief Reports
Study on the risk factors of lymphatic metastasis and the indications of less in vasive operations in early gastric cancer 
Bo-Jian Jiang, Rong-Xun Sun, Hao Lin, You-Fu Gao 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):553-556. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.553
Sutureless end-to-end bowel anastomosis in rabbit using low-power CO2 laser 
Zhong-Rong Li, Yong-Long Chi, Run-Cong Ke 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):557-560. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.557
Can the rat donor liver tolerate prolonged warm ischemia? 
Ji-Qi Yan, Hong-Wei Li, Wei-Yao Cai, Ming-Jun Zhang, Wei-Ping Yang 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):561-564. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.561
Serum vascular endothelial growth factor is a potential biomarker of metastatic recurrence after curative resection of hepatocellular carcinoma 
Qi Niu, Zhao-You Tang, Zeng-Chen Ma, Lun-Xiu Qin, Lian-Hai Zhang 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):565-568. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.565
Comparative ultrastructural study of endoplasmic reticulum in colorectal carcinoma cell lines with different degrees of differentiation 
Shu Feng, Jin-Dan Song 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):569-571. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.569
Study on environmental etiology of high incidence areas of liver cancer in China 
Nian-Feng Lin, Jie Tang, Hoteyi S. Mohamed Ismael 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):572-576. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.572
Influence of splanchnic vascular infusion on the content of endotoxins in plasma and the translocation of intestinal bacteria in rats with acute hemorrhage necrosis pancreatitis 
Ren-Yi Qin, Sheng-Quan Zou, Zai-De Wu, Fa-Zu Qiu 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):577-580. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.577
Regulatory effects of electro-acupuncture at Zusanli on ir-SP content in rat pituitary gland and peripheral blood and their immunity 
Wei Gao, Yu-Xin Huang, Hong Chen, Da-Yong Song, Qin-Li Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):581-584. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.581
Serological prevalence and risk factor analysis of hepatitis G virus infection in Hubei Province of China 
De-Ying Tian, Dao-Feng Yang, Ning-Shao Xia, Zheng-Gang Zhang, Hong-Bo Lei, Yuan-Cheng Huang 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):585-587. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.585
High-level expression of human calmodulin in E.coli and its effects on cell proliferation 
Xiao-Jun Li, Jian-Guo Wu, Jun-Ling Si, Da-Wen Guo, Jian-Ping Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):588-592. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.588
Lactosamination of liposomes and hepatotropic targeting research 
Yong-Peng Chen, Lian Zhang, Qiao-Sheng Lu, Xiao-Rong Feng, Kang-Xian Luo 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):593-596. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.593
Intestinal acariasis in Anhui Province 
Chao-Pin Li, Jian Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):597-600. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.597
Study of T-lymphocyte subsets, nitric oxide, hexosamine and Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with chronic gastric diseases 
Hui Zhang, Shu-Lin Jiang, Xi-Xian Yao 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):601-604. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.601
Helicobacter pylorivacA genotypes and cagA status and their relationship to associated diseases 
Peng Hou, Zhen-Xing Tu, Guo-Ming Xu, Yan-Fang Gong, Xu-Hui Ji, Zhao-Shen Li 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):605-607. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.605
Case Report
Hepatic angiomyolipoma-misdiagnosis as hepatocellular carcinoma: A report of 14 cases 
Ding-Rong Zhong, Xiao-Long Ji 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):608-612. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.608
Editorials
Progress of gastric cancer etiology: N-nitrosamides 1999s 
Da-Jun Deng 
World J Gastroenterol 6(4):613-618. Published online Aug 15, 2000. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v6.i4.613