N Tavernarakis

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gene overexpression reveals alternative mechanisms that induce GCN4 mRNA translation
    N Tavernarakis
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Gene 179:271-7. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Caenorhabditis elegans degenerins and vertebrate ENaC ion channels contain an extracellular domain related to venom neurotoxins
    N Tavernarakis
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Nelson Biological Laboratories, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    J Neurogenet 13:257-64. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Degenerins. At the core of the metazoan mechanotransducer?
    N Tavernarakis
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08855, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 940:28-41. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Necrotic cell death in C. elegans requires the function of calreticulin and regulators of Ca(2+) release from the endoplasmic reticulum
    K Xu
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, A232, Nelson Biological Laboratories, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    Neuron 31:957-71. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of a potential marker for insect transformation: isolation of a novel alcohol dehydrogenase gene from Bactrocera oleae by functional complementation in yeast
    P Benos
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Mol Gen Genet 263:90-5. 2000
  6. doi request reprint In vivo imaging of neurodegeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans by third harmonic generation microscopy
    E J Gualda
    Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Microsc 232:270-5. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Imaging Caenorhabditis elegans embryogenesis by third-harmonic generation microscopy
    G J Tserevelakis
    Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, P O Box 1385, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Micron 41:444-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint In vivo imaging of cell morphology and cellular processes in Caenorhabditis elegans, using non-linear phenomena
    G Filippidis
    Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, P O Box 1385, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Micron 40:876-80. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional interference caused by GCN4 overexpression reveals multiple interactions mediating transcriptional activation
    N Tavernarakis
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Mol Gen Genet 247:571-8. 1995
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecules that mediate touch transduction in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
    M Driscoll
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    Gravit Space Biol Bull 10:33-42. 1997

Collaborators

  • G Thireos
  • S Wang
  • S Brogna
  • D Alexandraki
  • G Filippidis
  • E J Gualda
  • C Fotakis
  • M Mari
  • G J Tserevelakis
  • N Kourtis
  • M Vlachos
  • G Voglis
  • C Samara
  • M Koukidou
  • C Savakis
  • M Driscoll
  • K Xu
  • A J Krmpot
  • P Benos
  • K Troulinaki
  • P Syntichaki
  • A Economopoulos
  • L Zagoraiou
  • I Livadaras
  • C Reboulakis
  • A Klinakis

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Gene overexpression reveals alternative mechanisms that induce GCN4 mRNA translation
    N Tavernarakis
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Gene 179:271-7. 1996
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Caenorhabditis elegans degenerins and vertebrate ENaC ion channels contain an extracellular domain related to venom neurotoxins
    N Tavernarakis
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Nelson Biological Laboratories, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    J Neurogenet 13:257-64. 2000
    ..Since venom neurotoxins bind to sodium channels at high affinity, we suggest that the related domain embedded in DEG/ENaC channels may interact with other regions of the channel or channel complex to modulate channel function...
  3. ncbi request reprint Degenerins. At the core of the metazoan mechanotransducer?
    N Tavernarakis
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08855, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 940:28-41. 2001
    ..Still-to-be-discovered DEG/ENaC proteins may compose the core of the elusive human mechanotransducer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Necrotic cell death in C. elegans requires the function of calreticulin and regulators of Ca(2+) release from the endoplasmic reticulum
    K Xu
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, A232, Nelson Biological Laboratories, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    Neuron 31:957-71. 2001
    ..elegans and suggest that an essential step in the death mechanism is release of ER-based Ca(2+) stores. ER-driven Ca(2+) release has previously been implicated in mammalian necrosis, suggesting necrotic death mechanisms may be conserved...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of a potential marker for insect transformation: isolation of a novel alcohol dehydrogenase gene from Bactrocera oleae by functional complementation in yeast
    P Benos
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Mol Gen Genet 263:90-5. 2000
    ....
  6. doi request reprint In vivo imaging of neurodegeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans by third harmonic generation microscopy
    E J Gualda
    Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Microsc 232:270-5. 2008
    ..Thus, the THG image contrast modality comprises a powerful diagnostic tool, providing valuable information and offering new insights into morphological changes and complex developmental processes in live biological specimens...
  7. doi request reprint Imaging Caenorhabditis elegans embryogenesis by third-harmonic generation microscopy
    G J Tserevelakis
    Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, P O Box 1385, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Micron 41:444-7. 2010
    ..THG image contrast modality proved as a powerful diagnostic tool, providing valuable information and offering new insights into the complex developmental process of C. elegans embryogenesis...
  8. doi request reprint In vivo imaging of cell morphology and cellular processes in Caenorhabditis elegans, using non-linear phenomena
    G Filippidis
    Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, P O Box 1385, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Micron 40:876-80. 2009
    ..Moreover, THG imaging technique has been tested as a potential, novel, non-destructive diagnostic tool for monitoring cellular processes in vivo, such as neuronal degeneration...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional interference caused by GCN4 overexpression reveals multiple interactions mediating transcriptional activation
    N Tavernarakis
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Mol Gen Genet 247:571-8. 1995
    ..Our results suggest that the AFR1 gene product is involved in the mediation of transcriptional activation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecules that mediate touch transduction in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
    M Driscoll
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    Gravit Space Biol Bull 10:33-42. 1997
    ..In the extracelluar matrix, collagen MEC-5 and MEC-9 and MEC-1 may interact with extracellular channel domains. A molecular model for mechanotransduction is discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mechanotransduction in Caenorhabditis elegans: the role of DEG/ENaC ion channels
    N Tavernarakis
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, USA
    Cell Biochem Biophys 35:1-18. 2001
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Autophagy is required for necrotic cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans
    C Samara
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Cell Death Differ 15:105-12. 2008
    ..Our findings demonstrate that autophagy contributes to cellular destruction during necrosis. Thus, interfering with the autophagic process may protect neurons against necrotic damage in humans...
  13. ncbi request reprint unc-8, a DEG/ENaC family member, encodes a subunit of a candidate mechanically gated channel that modulates C. elegans locomotion
    N Tavernarakis
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway 08855, USA
    Neuron 18:107-19. 1997
    ..del-1, a second DEG/ENaC family member coexpressed with unc-8 in a subset of motor neurons, might also participate in a channel that contributes to nematode proprioception...
  14. doi request reprint Autophagy and cell death in model organisms
    N Kourtis
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    Cell Death Differ 16:21-30. 2009
    ..In this review, we survey current research in simple organisms, linking autophagy to cell death and discuss the complex interplay between autophagy, cell survival and cell death...
  15. ncbi request reprint Germ line transformation of the olive fly Bactrocera oleae using a versatile transgenesis marker
    M Koukidou
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Insect Mol Biol 15:95-103. 2006
    ..The self-activating gene construct combined with transposase mRNA present a system with potential for transgenesis of very diverse species...
  16. doi request reprint In vivo imaging of cellular structures in Caenorhabditis elegans by combined TPEF, SHG and THG microscopy
    E J Gualda
    Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Microsc 229:141-50. 2008
    ....