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Publications in peer-reviewed journals



Belavilas-Trovas A., Gregoriou M. E., Tastsoglou S., Soukia O., Giakountis A., Mathiopoulos K. (2022), A species-
specific lncRNA modulates the reproductive ability of the asian tiger mosquito. Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol. 10:885767.

Vavitsas K, Glekas PD, Hatzinikolaou DG. (2022), Synthetic Biology of Thermophiles: Taking Bioengineering to the Extremes? Applied Microbiology. 2(1):165-174.


Zompra A. A., Chasapi S., Karagkouni C. E., Karamouzi E., Panopoulos P., Spyroulias A. G., (2021) "Metabolite and Bioactive Compounds Profiling of Meteora Sea Buckthorn Berries through High-Resolution NMR Analysis", Metabolites.

Bayega A., Oikonomopoulos S., Gregoriou M. E., Tsoumani K., Giakountis A., Wang C. Y., Mathiopoulos K. D., Ragoussis J., (2021) “Nanopore long-read RNA-seq and absolute quantification delineate transcription dynamics in early embryo development of an insect pest”, Scientific Reports. 10.1038/s41598-021-86753-7

Riziotis, I.G., Lamprou, P., Papachristou, E., Mantsou, A., Karolidis, G., Papi, R., Choli-Papadopoulou, T., (2021), De Novo Synthesis of Elastin-like Polypeptides (ELPs): An Applied Overview on the Current Experimental Techniques, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 7 (11), pp. 5064-5077. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c00329

Dimitrakopoulou M. E., Matzapari K., Chasapi S., Vantarakis A., Spyroulias A. G., (2021) "Nontargeted 1 H NMR fingerprinting and multivariate statistical analysis for traceability of Greek PDO Vostizza currants", Journal of Food Science.

Dimopoulou, A., Theologidis, I., Benaki, D., Koukounia, M., Zervakou, A., Tzima, A., Diallinas, G., Hatzinikolaou, D.G., Skandalis, N., (2021), Direct Antibiotic Activity of Bacillibactin Broadens the Biocontrol Range of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens MBI600, mSphere, 6 (4), pp. 1-15. DOI: 10.1128/mSphere.00376-21

Goudoudaki, S., Milioni, A., Kritikou, S., Velegraki, A., Patrinos, G.P., Gioula, G., Manoussopoulos, Y., Kambouris, M.E. (2021), Fast, Scalable, and Practical: An Alkaline DNA Extraction Pipeline for Emergency Microbiomics Biosurveillance, OMICS A Journal of Integrative Biology, 25 (8), pp. 484-494. DOI: 10.1089/omi.2021.0090


Garagounis C., Delkis N., Papadopoulou K., (2021) “Unraveling the roles of plant specialized metabolites: using synthetic biology to design molecular biosensors”, New Phytologist.


Tsialtas, I., Georgantopoulos, A., Karipidou, M.E., Kalousi, F.D., Karra, A.G., Leonidas, D.D., Psarra, A.-M.G. (2021), Anti-apoptotic and antioxidant activities of the mitochondrial estrogen receptor beta in n2a neuroblastoma cells, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22 (14), art. no. 7620, DOI: 10.3390/ijms22147620


Georgiadou, D.N., Avramidis, P., Ioannou, E., Hatzinikolaou, D.G. (2021), Microbial bioprospecting for lignocellulose degradation at a unique Greek environment, Heliyon, 7 (6), art. no. e07122, DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e07122


Solovou, T.G.A., Garagounis, C., Kyriakis, E., Bobas, C., Papadopoulos, G.E., Skamnaki, V.T., Papadopoulou, K.K., Leonidas, D.D. (2021), Mutagenesis of a Lotus japonicus GSK3β/Shaggy-like kinase reveals functionally conserved regulatory residues, Phytochemistry, 186, art. no. 112707, DOI: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2021.112707


Dimitrakopoulou M. E., Kotsalou C., Stavrou V., Vantarakis A., (2021) “Advancing quality control of food samples by Next Generation Sequencing compared to culture-dependent techniques”, Journal of Food Science and Nutrition Research.

Galanopoulou A. P., Haimala I., Georgiadou D. N., Mamma D., Hatzinikolaou D. G., (2021) Characterization of the Highly Efficient Acid-Stable Xylanase and β-Xylosidase System from the Fungus Byssochlamys spectabilis ATHUM 8891 (Paecilomyces variotii ATHUM 8891), Journal of Fungi, 7(6), 430;

Dimitrakopoulou, M. E., Kotsalou, C., S Potential biological markers by DNA-based tools for determination of Greek PDO geographical origin and authenticity: “Avgotaracho Mesolonghiou” and “Vostizza currant” (2021). JSFA Reports. 2021;1–9.



Vasilopoulos V., Pitou M., Fekas I., Papi R., Ouranidis A., Pavlidou E., Patsalas P., Choli-Papadopoulou T., (2020) "Graphene-Wrapped Copper Nanoparticles: An Antimicrobial and Biocompatible Nanomaterial with Valuable Properties for Medical Uses", ACS Omega.  

Mantzoukas, S., Kalyvas, N., Ntoukas, A., Lagogiannis, I., Farsalinos, K., Eliopoulos, P.A., Poulas, K. (2020), Combined toxicity of cannabidiol oil with three bio-pesticides against adults of Sitophilus Zeamais, Rhyzopertha Dominica, Prostephanus Truncatus and Trogoderma Granarium, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17 (18), art. no. 6664, pp. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17186664

Kambouris, M.E., Siamoglou, S., Kordou, Z., Milioni, A., Vassilakis, S., Goudoudaki, S., Kritikou, S., Manoussopoulos, Y., Velegraki, A., Patrinos, G.P. (2020), Point-of-need molecular processing of biosamples using portable instrumentation to reduce turnaround time, Biosafety and Health, 2 (3), pp. 177-182. DOI: 10.1016/j.bsheal.2020.06.001


Garagounis, C., Beritza, K., Georgopoulou, M.-E., Sonawane, P., Haralampidis, K., Goossens, A., Aharoni, A., Papadopoulou, K.K. (2020), A hairy-root transformation protocol for Trigonella foenum-graecum L. as a tool for metabolic engineering and specialised metabolite pathway elucidation, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 154, pp. 451-462. DOI: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2020.06.011


Goutas, A., Papathanasiou, I., Mourmoura, E., Tsesmelis, K., Tsezou, A., Trachana, V. (2020), Oxidative stress response is mediated by overexpression and spatiotemporal regulation of caveolin-1, Antioxidants, 9 (8), art. no. 766, pp. 1-23. DOI: 10.3390/antiox9080766


Stathoulias, A., Milioni, A., Kritikou, S., Karmakolia, A., Goudoudaki, S., Siamoglou, S., Chassomeris, C., Vassilakis, S., Karamperis, K., Velegraki, A., Anastassopoulou, C., Manoussopoulos, Y., Patrinos, G.P., Kambouris, M.E. (2020), Toward High-Throughput Fungal Electroculturomics and New Omics Methodologies in 21st-Century Microbiology and Ecology, OMICS A Journal of Integrative Biology, 24 (8), pp. 493-504. DOI: 10.1089/omi.2020.0012


Michou M., Stergios A., Skretas G., (2020) “SuptoxD2.0: A second‐generation engineered Escherichia coli strain achieving further enhanced levels of recombinant membrane protein production”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering.


Storck V., Gallego S., Vasileiadis S., Hussain S., Béguet I., Rouard N., Baguelin C., Perruchon C., Devers-Lamrani M., Karpouzas D., Martin-Laurent F., (2020) “Insights into the Function and Horizontal Transfer of Isoproturon Degradation Genes (pdmAB) in a Biobed System”, ASM Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 10.1128/AEM.00474-20  


Agioutantis P, Loutrari H, Kolisis F. (2020) “Computational Analysis of Transcriptomic and Proteomic Data for Deciphering Molecular Heterogeneity and Drug Responsiveness in Model Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cell Lines”, Genes.


Zarafeta D., Galanopoulou A. P., Leni M. E., Kaili S. I., Chegkazi M. S., Chrysina E. D., Kolisis F. N., Hatzinikolaou D. G. and Skretas G., (2020) “XynDZ5: A New Thermostable GH10 Xylanase”, Frontiers in Microbiology.


Konstantinou Ε., Zagoriti Ζ., Pyriochou Α., Poulas Κ., (2020) "Microcurrent Stimulation Triggers MAPK Signaling and TGF-β1 Release in Fibroblast and Osteoblast-Like Cell Lines", Cells.


Tsialtas, I., Gorgogietas, V.A., Michalopoulou, M., Komninou, A., Liakou, E., Georgantopoulos, A., Kalousi, F.D., Karra, A.G., Protopapa, E., Psarra, A.-M.G. (2020), Neurotoxic effects of aluminum are associated with its interference with estrogen receptors signaling, NeuroToxicology, 77, pp. 114-126. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuro.2020.01.004

Perruchon C, Vasileiadis S, Papadopoulou S, Karpouzas D. (2020) "Genome-based metabolic reconstruction unravels the key role of B12 in methionine auxotrophy of an ortho-phenylphenol-degrading Sphingomonas haloaromaticamans", Frontiers in Microbiology.

Agioutantis P, Kotsikoris V, Kolisis F, Loutrari H. (2020) " RNA-seq data analysis of stimulated hepatocellular carcinoma cells treated with epigallocatechin gallate and fisetin reveals target genes and action mechanisms". Computational and Structural Biotechnology

Garagounis, C., Beritza, K., Georgopoulou, M.-E., Papadopoulou, K.K. (2020), An Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated hairy root transformation protocol for fenugreek, Methods X, 7, art. no. 101098.




Giannakopoulou A, Patila M, Spyrou K , Chalmpes N, Zarafeta D, Skretas G, Gournis D, Stamatis H. (2019) "Development of a Four-Enzyme Magnetic Nanobiocatalyst for Multi-Step Cascade Reactions". CATALYSTS

Meccariello, A., Salvemini, M., Primo, P., Hall, B., Koskinioti, P., Dalíková, M., Gravina, A., Gucciardino, M.A., Forlenza, F., Gregoriou, M.-E., Ippolito, D., Monti, S.M., Petrella, V., Perrotta, M.M., Schmeing, S., Ruggiero, A., Scolari, F., Giordano, E., Tsoumani, K.T., Marec, F., Windbichler, N., Arunkumar, K.P., Bourtzis, K., Mathiopoulos, K.D., Ragoussis, J., Vitagliano, L., Tu, Z., Papathanos, P.A., Robinson, M.D., Saccone, G. (2019), Maleness-on-the-Y (MoY) orchestrates male sex determination in major agricultural fruit fly pests, Science, 365 (6460), pp. 1457-1460. DOI: 10.1126/science.aax1318

Daras G, Rigas S, Alatzas A, Kostourou V, Panayotou G, Hatzopoulos P. (2019) "LEFKOTHEA regulates Nuclear and Chloroplast mRNA splicing in Plants". Developmental Cell 50, 1-13, 2019.


Lampos, S., Kostenidou, E., Farsalinos, K., Zagoriti, Z., Ntoukas, A., Dalamarinis, K., Savranakis, P., Lagoumintzis, G., Poulas, K. (2019), Real-time assessment of e-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes emissions: Aerosol size distributions, mass and number concentrations, Toxics, 7 (3), art. no. 45, DOI: 10.3390/toxics7030045


Lagoumintzis, G., Zagoriti, Z., Jensen, M.S., Argyrakos, T., Koutsojannis, C., Poulas, K. (2019), Wireless direct microampere current in wound healing: Clinical and immunohistological data from two single case reports, Biosensors, 9 (3), art. no. 107, DOI: 10.3390/bios9030107


Michou M, Kapsalis C, Pliotas C, Skretas G. (2019) "Optimization of Recombinant Membrane Protein Production inthe Engineered Escherichia coli Strains SuptoxD and SuptoxR". ACS Synthetic Biology 10.1021/acssynbio.9b00120


Karageorgou, D., Thomou, E., Vourvou, N.T., Lyra, K.-M., Chalmpes, N., Enotiadis, A., Spyrou, K., Katapodis, P., Gournis, D., Stamatis, H. (2019), Antibacterial and Algicidal Effects of Porous Carbon Cuboid Nanoparticles, ACS Omega, 4 (3), pp. 4991-5001. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b02018


Karra, A.G., Konstantinou, M., Tzortziou, M., Tsialtas, I., Kalousi, F.D., Garagounis, C., Hayes, J.M., Psarra, A.-M.G. (2019), Potential dissociative glucocorticoid receptor activity for protopanaxadiol and protopanaxatriol, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20 (1), art. no. 94, DOI: 10.3390/ijms20010094


Gkantzou E., Patila M., Stamatis H. (2018) "Magnetic microreactors with immobilized enzymes - from assemblage to contemporary applications". Catalysts, 8, 282; 1-16

Orfanakis G., Patila M., Chatzikonstantinou A.V., Lyra K-M., Kouloumpis A., Katapodis P., Spyrou K., Paipetis A., Rudolf P., Gournis D., Stamatis H. (2018) "Hybrid nanomaterials of magnetic iron nanoparticles and graphene oxide as matrices for the immobilization of ß-glucosidase: Synthesis, characterization and biocatalytic properties". Frontiers in Materials, April 2018 | Volume 5 | Article 25, 1-15, 2018

Patila M., Diamanti E.K., Bergouni D., Polydera A.C., Gournis D., Stamatis H.  (2018) “Preparation and biochemical characterisation of nanoconjugates of functionalized carbon nanotubes and cytochrome c”. Nanomedicine Research Journal 10.22034/nmrj.2018.01.002

Chatzikonstantinou AV., Gkantzou E., Gournis D., Patila M., Stamatis H. (2018) "Stabilization of laccase through immobilization on functionalized GO-derivatives". Methods in Enzymology 48-80, 609, 2018

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