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2008

Alcock F, Grossmann GJ, Gentle IE, Likic VA, Lithgow T, Tokatlidis K. (2008) Conserved substrate-binding by chaperones in the bacterial periplasm and the mitochondrial intermembrane space. Biochem J. 409:377-87
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Amanatidou V, Sourvinos G, Apostolakis S, Neonaki P, Tsilimigaki A, Krambovitis E, Spandidos DA. (2008) RANTES promoter gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to severe respiratory syncytial virus-induced bronchiolitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 27:38-42
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Ambrazi M, Fellas G, Kapetaniou EG, Kotsifaki D, Providaki M, Kokkinidis M. (2008) Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of a variant of the ColE1 Rop protein. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 64:432-4
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Artal-Sanz M. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) Mechanisms of ageing and energy metabolism in Caenorhabditis elegans. IUBMB Life 60:315-22
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Bertsias G, Boumpas DT. (2008) Update on the management of lupus nephritis: let the treatment fit the patient. Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol. 4:464-72
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Bertsias G, Gordon C, Boumpas DT. (2008) Clinical trials in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): lessons from the past as we proceed to the future--the EULAR recommendations for the management of SLE and the use of end-points in clinical trials. Lupus 17:437-42
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Bertsias G, Ioannidis JP, Boletis J, Bombardieri S, Cervera R, Dostal C, Font J, Gilboe IM, Houssiau F, Huizinga T, Isenberg D, Kallenberg CG, Khamashta M, Piette JC, Schneider M, Smolen J, Sturfelt G, Tincani A, van Vollenhoven R, Gordon C, Boumpas DT. (2008) EULAR recommendations for the management of systemic lupus erythematosus. Report of a Task Force of the EULAR Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutics. Ann Rheum Dis. 67:195-205
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Boutopoulos C, Andreakou P, . Kafetzopoulos D, Chatzandroulis S, Zergioti I. (2008) Direct laser printing of biotin microarrays on Low Temperature Oxide on Si substrates. Physica Status Solidi A- Applications and Materials Science 205::2505-08
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Carballar-Lejarazú R, Rodríguez MH, de la Cruz Hernández-Hernández F, Ramos-Castañeda J, Possani LD, Zurita-Ortega M, Reynaud-Garza E, Hernández-Rivas R, Loukeris T, Lycett G, Lanz-Mendoza H. (2008) Recombinant scorpine: a multifunctional antimicrobial peptide with activity against different pathogens. Cell Mol Life Sci. 65:3081-92
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Chatzopoulou E, Miguez A, Savvaki M, Levasseur G, Muzerelle A, Muriel MP, Goureau O, Watanabe K, Goutebroze L, Gaspar P, Zalc B, Karagogeos D, Thomas JL. (2008) Structural requirement of TAG-1 for retinal ganglion cell axons and myelin in the mouse optic nerve. Journal of Neuroscience 28:7624-36
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Dinca V, Ranella A, Farsari M, Kafetzopoulos D, Dinescu M, Popescu A, Fotakis C. (2008) Quantification of the activity of biomolecules in microarrays obtained by direct laser transfer. Biomed Microdevices 10:719-25
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Dinca V, Farsari M, Kafetzopoulos D. (2008) Patterning parameters for biomolecules microarrays constructed with nanosecond and femtosecond UV lasers. Thin Solid Films 516:6504-11
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Economou A. (2008) Structural biology: Clamour for a kiss. Nature 455:879-80
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Fadouloglou VE, Kokkinidis M, Glykos NM. (2008) Determination of protein oligomerization state: two approaches based on glutaraldehyde crosslinking. Anal Biochem. 373:404-6
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Falara V, Fotopoulos V, Margaritis T, Anastasaki T, Pateraki I, Bosabalidis AM, Kafetzopoulos D, Demetzos C, Pichersky E, Kanellis AK. (2008) Transcriptome analysis approaches for the isolation of trichome-specific genes from the medicinal plant Cistus creticus subsp. creticus. Plant Mol Biol. 68:633-51
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Fragouli E, Eliopoulos E, Petraki E, Sidiropoulos P, Aksentijevich I, Galanakis E, Kritikos H, Repa A, Fragiadakis G, Boumpas D, Goulielmos GN. (2008) Familial Mediterranean Fever in Crete: a genetic and structural biological approach in a population of 'intermediate risk'. Clin Genet. 73:152-9
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Galanakis E, Kofteridis D, Stratigi K, Petraki E, Vazgiourakis V, Fragouli E, Mamoulakis D, Boumpas DT, Goulielmos GN. (2008) Intron 4 a/b polymorphism of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene is associated with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in a genetically homogeneous population. Hum Immunol. 69:279-83
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Galluzzi L., Joza N., Tasdemir E., Maiuri M. C., Hengartner M., Abrams J. M., Tavernarakis N. , Penninger J., Madeo F. and Kroemer G. (2008) No death without life: vital functions of apoptotic effectors. Cell Death and Differentiation 15:1113-23
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Gazi AD, Bastaki M, Charova SN, Gkougkoulia EA, Kapellios EA, Panopoulos NJ, Kokkinidis M. (2008) Evidence for a coiled-coil interaction mode of disordered proteins from bacterial type III secretion systems. J Biol Chem. 283:34062-8
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Grossmann JG, Callaghan AJ, Marcaida MJ, Luisi BF, Alcock FH, Tokatlidis K. (2008) Complementing structural information of modular proteins with small angle neutron scattering and contrast variation. Eur Biophys J. 37:603-11
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Gualda E. J., Filippidis G., Mari M., Voglis G., Vlachos M., Fotakis C. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) In vivo imaging of neurodegeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans by third harmonic generation microscopy. Journal of Microscopy 232:270-5
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Gualda E. J., Filippidis G., Voglis G., Mari M., Fotakis C. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) In vivo imaging of cellular structures in Caenorhabditis elegans by combined TPEF, SHG and THG microscopy. Journal of Microscopy 229:141-50
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Hadjicharalambous C, Sheynis T, Jelinek R, Shanahan MT, Ouellette AJ, Gizei E. (2008) Mechanisms Of Alpha-Defensin Bactericidal Action: Comparative Membrane Disruption By Cryptdin-4 And Its Disulfide-Null Analogue. Biochemistry 47:12626-34
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Kalantidis K, Schumacher HT, Alexiadis T, Helm JM. (2008) RNA silencing movement in plants. Biol Cell. 100 :13-26
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Kanterakis A, Kafetzopoulos D, Moustakis D, Potamias G. (2008) Mining Gene Expression Profiles and Gene Regulatory Networks: Identification of Phenotype–Specific Molecular Mechanisms. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 5138:97-109
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Karamanou S, Bariami V, Papanikou E, Kalodimos CG, Economou A. (2008) Assembly of the translocase motor onto the preprotein-conducting channel. Mol Microbiol. 70:311-22
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Karantzali E, Schulz H, Hummel O, Huebner N, Hatzopoulos A, Kretsovali A. (2008) Histone deacetylase inhibition accelerates the early events of stem cell differentiation: transcriptomic and epigenetic analysis. Genome Biol. 9:R65
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Kastrinaki MC, Sidiropoulos P, Roche S, Ringe J, Lehmann S, Kritikos H, Vlahava VM, Delorme B, Eliopoulos GD, Jorgensen C, Charbord P, Häupl T, Boumpas DT, Papadaki HA. (2008) Functional, molecular and proteomic characterisation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. ;67:741-9
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Katidou M, Vidaki M, Strigini M, Karagogeos D. (2008) The immunoglobulin superfamily of neuronal cell adhesion molecules: lessons from animal models and correlation with human disease Biotechnol J. 3:1564-80
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Kourbeti IS, Tsiodras S, Boumpas DT. (2008) Spinal infections: evolving concepts. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 20:471-9
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Koutsioulis D, Wang E, Tzanodaskalaki M, Nikiforaki D, Deli A, Feller G, Heikinheimo P, Bouriotis V. (2008) Directed evolution on the cold adapted properties of TAB5 alkaline phosphatase. Protein Eng Des Sel. 21:319-27
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Liebmann L, Karst H, Sidiropoulou K, Van Gemert N, Meijer OC, Poirazi P, Joels M. (2008) Differential effects of corticosterone on the slow afterhyperpolarization in the basolateral amygdala and CA1 region: Possible role of calcium channel subunits. Journal of Neurophysiology 99:958-68
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Liolios K, Mavromatis K, Tavernarakis N, Kyrpides NC. (2008) The Genomes On Line Database (GOLD) in 2007: status of genomic and metagenomic projects and their associated metadata. Nucleic Acids Res.   36(Database issue):D475-9
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Lionaki, E.de Marcos Lousa, C., Baud, C., Vougioukalaki, M., Panayotou, G. and Tokatlidis K. (2008) The essential function of tim12 in vivo is ensured by the assembly interactions of its C-terminal domain. Journal of Biological Chemistry  283:15747-53
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Ma QH, Futagawa T, Yang WL, Jiang XD, Zeng L, Takeda Y, Xu RX, Bagnard D, Schachner M, Furley AJ, Karagogeos D, Watanabe K, Dawe GS, Xiao ZC. (2008) A TAG1-APP signalling pathway through Fe65 negatively modulates neurogenesis. Nat Cell Biol. 10:283-94
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Mavrakis T, Agalias A, Skandalis N, Skaltsounis AL, Panopoulos N, Goumas D, Ververidis F. (2008) Exploring the potential of natural substances from olive and grape pomace in phytoprotection. Planta Medica 74:1132-33
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McLaughlin D, Vidaki M, Karagogeos D. (2008) Localization of CRMP5 mRNA by in situ hybridisation during development of the mouse forebrain. Neurosci Lett. 432:117-20
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Melzak KA, Bender F, Tsortos A, Gizeli E. (2008) Probing mechanical properties of liposomes using acoustic sensors. Langmuir 24 :9172-80
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Michaelidis TM, Lie DC. (2008) Wnt signaling and neural stem cells: caught in the Wnt web. Cell Tissue Res. 331: 193-210
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Minoo P, Hu L, Zhu N, Borok Z, Bellusci S, Groffen J, Kardassis D, Li C. (2008) SMAD3 prevents binding of NKX2.1 and FOXA1 to the SpB promoter through its MH1 and MH2 domains. Nucleic Acids Res. 36:179-88
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Mitsakakis K, Tserepi A, Gizeli E. (2008) Integration of microfluidics with a Love wave sensor for the fabrication of a multisample analytical microdevice. Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 17:1010-19
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Nakou M, Knowlton N, Frank MB, Bertsias G, Osban J, Sandel CE, Papadaki H, Raptopoulou A, Sidiropoulos P, Kritikos I, Tassiulas I, Centola M, Boumpas DT. (2008) Gene expression in systemic lupus erythematosus: bone marrow analysis differentiates active from inactive disease and reveals apoptosis and granulopoiesis signatures. Arthritis Rheum. 58:3541-9
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Nianiou I, Kalantidis K, Madesis P, Georgopoulou U, Mavromara P, Tsaftaris A. (2008) Expression of an HCV core antigen coding gene in tobacco (N. tabacum L.). Prep Biochem Biotechnol. 38:411-21
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Palaiomylitou M, Tartas A, Vlachakis D, Tzamarias D, Vlassi M. (2008) Investigating the structural stability of the Tup1-interaction domain of Ssn6: evidence for a conformational change on the complex. Proteins 70:72-82
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Perysinaki G, Panagiotakis S, Bertsias G, Boumpas DT. (2008) Pharmacotherapy of lupus nephritis: time for a consensus? Expert Opin Pharmacother. 9:2099-115
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Petalidis LP, Oulas A, Backlund M, Wayland MT, Liu L, Plant K, Happerfield L, Freeman TC, Poirazi P, Collins VP. (2008) Improved grading and survival prediction of human astrocytic brain tumors by artificial neural network analysis of gene expression microarray data. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics 7:1013-24
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Porichis F, Morou A, Baritaki S, Spandidos DA, Krambovitis E. (2008) Activation-induced cell death signalling in CD4+ T cells by staphylococcal enterotoxin A. Toxicol Lett. 176:77-84
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Ramchandran R, Mehta D, Vogel SM, Mirza MK, Kouklis P, Malik AB. (2008) Critical role of   Cdc42 in mediating endothelial barrier protection in vivo. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 295 (2): 363-369
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Raptopoulou A, Sidiropoulos P, Siakka P, Boki K, Drosos AA, Aslanidis S, Karras D, Pikazis D, Vassilopoulos D, Karassa F, Boumpas DT. (2008) Evidence-based recommendations for the management of ankylosing spondylitis: results of the Hellenic working group of the 3E Initiative in Rheumatology. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 26:784-92
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Roussakis E, Voutsadaki S, Pinakoulaki E, Sideris DP, Tokatlidis K, Katerinopoulos HE.   (2008) ICPBCZin: A red emitting ratiometric fluorescent indicator with nanomolar affinity for Zn(2+) ions. Cell Calcium. 44:270-5
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Saitakis M, Dellaporta A, Gizeli E. (2008) Measurement of Two-Dimensional Binding Constants between Cell-Bound Major Histocompatibility Complex and Immobilized Antibodies with an Acoustic Biosensor. Biophysical Journal 95:4963-71
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Samara C., Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) Autophagy is required for necrotic cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans. Cell Death and Differentiation 15:105-12
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Samara C. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) Autophagy and cell death in  Caenorhabditis elegans. Current Pharmaceutical Design 14:97-115
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Savvaki M, Panagiotaropoulos T, Stamatakis A, Sargiannidou I, Karatzioula P, Watanabe K, Stylianopoulou F, Karagogeos D, Kleopa KA. (2008) Impairment of learning and memory in TAG-1 deficient mice associated with shorter CNS internodes and disrupted juxtaparanodes, Mol Cell Neurosci. 39:478-90
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Shahal T, Melzak KA, Lowe CR, Gizeli E. (2008) Poly(dimethylsiloxane)-coated sensor devices for the formation of supported lipid bilayers and the subsequent study of membrane interactions. Langmuir 24:11268-75
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Sidén-Kiamos I, Louis C. (2008) Intracellular calcium levels in the Plasmodium berghei ookinete. Parasitology 135:1355-62
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Sidiropoulos PI, Goulielmos G, Voloudakis GK, Petraki E, Boumpas DT. (2008) Inflammasomes and rheumatic diseases: evolving concepts. Ann Rheum Dis. 67:1382-9
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Sidiropoulos PI, Karvounaris SA, Boumpas DT. (2008) Metabolic syndrome in rheumatic diseases: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical implications. Arthritis Res Ther. 10:207
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Sidiropoulos PI, Hatemi G, Song IH, Avouac J, Collantes E, Hamuryudan V, Herold M, Kvien TK, Mielants H, Mendoza JM, Olivieri I, Østergaard M, Schachna L, Sieper J, Boumpas DT, Dougados M. (2008) Evidence-based recommendations for the management of ankylosing spondylitis: systematic literature search of the 3E Initiative in Rheumatology involving a broad panel of experts and practising rheumatologists. Rheumatology 47:355-61
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Sotiropoulos I, Catania C, Riedemann T, Fry JP, Breen KC, Michaelidis TM, Almeida OFX. (2008) Glucocorticoids trigger Alzheimer disease-like pathobiochemistry in rat neuronal cells expressing human tau. J Neurochem. 107:385-397
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Stavroulaki M, Kardassis D, Chatzaki E, Sakellaris G, Lindschau C, Haller H, Tosca A, Krasagakis K. (2008) Exposure of normal human melanocytes to a tumor promoting phorbol ester reverses growth suppression by transforming growth factor beta. Journal of Cellular Physiology 214:363-70
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Tasdemir E., Maiuri M. C., Morselli E., Criollo A., D'Amelio M., Djavaheri-Mergny M., Cecconi F., Tavernarakis N. and Kroemer G. (2008) A dual role of p53 in the control of autophagy. Autophagy 4:810-4
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Tasdemir E., Maiuri M. C., Galluzzi L., Vitale I., Djavaheri-Mergny M., D'Amelio M., Criollo A., Morselli E., Zhu C., Harper F., Nannmanrk U., Samara C., Pinton P., Vicencio J.-M., Carnuccio R., Moll U. M., Madeo F., Paterlini-Brechot P., Rizzuto R., Szabadkai G., Pierron G., Blomgren K., Tavernarakis N. , Codogno P. Cecconi F. and Kroemer G. (2008) Regulation of autophagy by cytoplasmic p53. Nature Cell Biology 10: 676-87
[Abstract] See also: Nature Cell Biology News and Views | F1000 Biology evaluation

Tatarakis A, Margaritis T, Martinez-Jimenez CP, Kouskouti A, Mohan WS 2nd, Haroniti A, Kafetzopoulos D, Tora L, Talianidis I. (2008) Dominant and redundant functions of TFIID involved in the regulation of hepatic genes. Mol Cell. 31:531-43
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Tavernarakis N. (2008) Editorial: Brain Matters. Biotechnology Journal 3:1459
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Tavernarakis N., Pasparaki A., Tasdemir E., Maiuri M. C. and Kroemer G. (2008) The effects of p53 on whole organism longevity are mediated by autophagy. Autophagy 4:870-3
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Tavernarakis N. (2008) Ageing and the regulation of protein synthesis: A balancing act? Trends in Cell Biology 18:228-35
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Thireos G, Panayotou G, Thanos D. (2008) Biochemistry and molecular biology research achievements in Greece. IUBMB Life 60:254-7
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Topalis P, Lawson D, Collins FH, Louis C. (2008) How can ontologies help vector biology? Trends Parasitol. 24: 249-52
[Abstract] (see Journal cover)

Topalis P, Tzavlaki C, Vestaki K, Dialynas E, Sonenshine DE, Butler R, Bruggner RV, Stinson EO, Collins FH, Louis C. (2008) Anatomical ontologies of mosquitoes and ticks, and their web browsers in VectorBase. Insect Mol Biol. 17:87-9
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Trantas E, Panopoulos N, Ververidis F. (2008) Heterologous biosynthesis of resveratrol, genistein and kaempferol from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Planta Medica 74:1163-1163
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Tsagris EM, Martínez de Alba AE, Gozmanova M, Kalantidis K. (2008) Viroids. Cell Microbiol. 10:2168-79
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Tsalafouta A, Psylinakis E, Kapetaniou EG, Kotsifaki D, Deli A, Roidis A, Bouriotis V, Kokkinidis M. (2008) Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of the peptidoglycan N-acetylglucosamine deacetylase BC1960 from Bacillus cereus in the presence of its substrate (GlcNAc)6. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 64:203-5
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Tsiknakis M, Brochhausen M, Nabrzyski J, Pucacki J, Sfakianakis SG, Potamias G, Desmedt C, Kafetzopoulos D. (2008) A semantic grid infrastructure enabling integrated access and analysis of multilevel biomedical data in support of postgenomic clinical trials on cancer. IEEE Trans Inf. Technol Biomed. 12:205-17
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Tsiodras S, Samonis G, Boumpas DT, Kontoyiannis DP. (2008) Fungal infections complicating tumor necrosis factor alpha blockade therapy. Mayo Clin Proc. 83:181-94
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Tsortos A, Papadakis G, Gizeli E. (2008) Shear acoustic wave biosensor for detecting DNA intrinsic viscosity and conformation: a study with QCM-D. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 24:842-7
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Tsortos A, Papadakis G, Mitsakakis K, Melzak K.A, Gizeli E. (2008) Quantitative determination of size and shape of surface-bound DNA using an acoustic wave sensor. Biophysical Journal 94:2706-15
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Tziomalos K, Sivanadarajah N, Mikhallidis DP, Boumpas DT, Seifalian AM. (2008) Increased risk of vascular events in systemic lupus erythematosus: is arterial stiffness a predictor of vascular risk? Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology 26:1134-45
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Vardouli L, Vasilaki E, Papadimitriou E, Kardassis D, Stournaras C. (2008) A novel mechanism of TGFbeta-induced actin reorganization mediated by Smad proteins and Rho GTPases. FEBS J. 275:4074-87
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Voglis G. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) A synaptic DEG/ENaC ion channel mediates learning in C. elegans by facilitating dopamine signalling. EMBO Journal 27:3288-99
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Zabalou S, Apostolaki A, Pattas S, Veneti Z, Paraskevopoulos C, Livadaras I, Markakis G, Brissac T, Merçot H, Bourtzis K. (2008) Multiple rescue factors within a Wolbachia strain. Genetics 178:2145-60
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Zervou MI, Mamoulakis D, Panierakis C, Boumpas DT, Goulielmos GN. (2008) STAT4: a risk factor for type 1 diabetes? Hum Immunol. 69:647-50
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Zervou MI, Sidiropoulos P, Petraki E, Vazgiourakis V, Krasoudaki E, Raptopoulou A, Kritikos H, Choustoulaki E, Boumpas DT, Goulielmos GN. (2008) Association of a TRAF1 and a STAT4 gene polymorphism with increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis in a genetically homogeneous population. Hum Immunol. 69:567-71
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