Experts and Doctors on phylogeny in Greece


Locale: Greece
Topic: phylogeny

Top Publications

  1. Kottaridi C, Bolanaki E, Mamuris Z, Stathopoulos C, Markoulatos P. Molecular phylogeny of VP1, 2A, and 2B genes of echovirus isolates: epidemiological linkage and observations on genetic variation. Arch Virol. 2006;151:1117-32 pubmed
    ..Sequence analysis of the adjacent 2A and 2B genes provided a different pattern of phylogenetic relationships and strong evidence of epidemiological linkage of most of the clinical isolates. ..
  2. Chaliotis A, Vlastaridis P, Mossialos D, Ibba M, Becker H, Stathopoulos C, et al. The complex evolutionary history of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017;45:1059-1068 pubmed publisher
    ..These tools also may help to identify organisms with alternative pathways that are involved in maintaining the fidelity of the genetic code. ..
  3. Boukouvala E, Leaver M, Favre Krey L, Theodoridou M, Krey G. Molecular characterization of a gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) muscle tissue cDNA for carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1B (CPT1B). Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2010;157:189-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus fatty acid metabolism by CPT1B and its control by PPARs are similar in fish and mammals, but multiple genes for CPT1A-like proteins in fish also suggest different and more complex pathways of lipid utilisation than in mammals. ..
  4. Karapapa V, Typas M. Molecular characterization of the host-adapted pathogen Verticillium longisporum on the basis of a group-I intron found in the nuclear SSU-rRNA gene. Curr Microbiol. 2001;42:217-24 pubmed
    ..longisporum. Phylogenetic analysis based on SSU-rDNA sequences showed that V. longisporum was closely related to the genera of other filamentous Ascomycetes with fruiting bodies. ..
  5. Syrogiannopoulos G, Bogaert D, Grivea I, Beratis N, De Groot R R, Hermans P. Molecular epidemiology of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B pneumococci isolated from children in Greece. J Clin Microbiol. 2001;39:581-5 pubmed
    ..Our findings suggest that the penicillin-susceptible MDR 6B clone that was found in Greece between the years 1996 and 1999 represents the ancestor of the pandemic penicillin-resistant MDR clone 6B. ..
  6. Pavlopoulou A, Pampalakis G, Michalopoulos I, Sotiropoulou G. Evolutionary history of tissue kallikreins. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e13781 pubmed publisher
    ..The study of this unique family will further assist in selecting new model organisms for functional studies of proteolytic pathways involving KLKs. ..
  7. Kapli P, Lymberakis P, Poulakakis N, Mantziou G, Parmakelis A, Mylonas M. Molecular phylogeny of three Mesalina (Reptilia: Lacertidae) species (M. guttulata, M. brevirostris and M. bahaeldini) from North Africa and the Middle East: another case of paraphyly?. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;49:102-10 pubmed publisher
    ..guttulata was the result of several dispersal and vicariant events, which are associated with historical changes (climatic oscillations and paleogeographic barriers) of late Miocene and Pliocene period. ..
  8. Sarris P, Trantas E, Mpalantinaki E, Ververidis F, Goumas D. Pseudomonas viridiflava, a multi host plant pathogen with significant genetic variation at the molecular level. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e36090 pubmed publisher
    ..viridiflava populations and should support the development of molecular identification tools and epidemiological studies in diseases caused by this species. ..
  9. Jablonski D, Jandzik D, Mikulícek P, Dzukić G, Ljubisavljević K, Tzankov N, et al. Contrasting evolutionary histories of the legless lizards slow worms (Anguis) shaped by the topography of the Balkan Peninsula. BMC Evol Biol. 2016;16:99 pubmed publisher
    ..Besides climatic historical events, the heterogeneous topography of the Balkans has also played an important role in shaping genetic diversity of slow worms. ..

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  1. Vagena E, Fakis G, Boukouvala S. Arylamine N-acetyltransferases in prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes: a survey of public databases. Curr Drug Metab. 2008;9:628-60 pubmed
  2. Kornilios P, Thanou E, Kapli P, Parmakelis A, Chatzaki M. Peeking through the trapdoor: Historical biogeography of the Aegean endemic spider Cyrtocarenum Ausserer, 1871 with an estimation of mtDNA substitution rates for Mygalomorphae. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016;98:300-13 pubmed publisher
    ..cunicularium, probably related to the Messinian Salinity Crisis. Our results also demonstrate the clear molecular distinction of the two morphologically described species, but possible cryptic lineages may exist within C. cunicularium. ..
  3. Kottaridi C, Bolanaki E, Siafakas N, Markoulatos P. Evaluation of seroneutralization and molecular diagnostic methods for echovirus identification. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2005;53:113-9 pubmed
  4. Spanakos G, Tzanetou K, Miltsakakis D, Patsoula E, Malamou Lada E, Vakalis N. Genotyping of pathogenic Acanthamoebae isolated from clinical samples in Greece--report of a clinical isolate presenting T5 genotype. Parasitol Int. 2006;55:147-9 pubmed
    ..Thus, it is confirmed, for the first time to our knowledge, that A. lenticulata can cause keratitis. However the reason that it is under represented in clinical samples compared to environmental ones is unknown. ..
  5. Sebastián M, Smith A, González J, Fredricks H, Van Mooy B, Koblížek M, et al. Lipid remodelling is a widespread strategy in marine heterotrophic bacteria upon phosphorus deficiency. ISME J. 2016;10:968-78 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, our results point to the key role of lipid substitution as an adaptive strategy enabling heterotrophic bacteria to thrive in the vast P-depleted areas of the ocean. ..
  6. Chochlakis D, Ioannou I, Sharif L, Kokkini S, Hristophi N, Dimitriou T, et al. Prevalence of Anaplasma sp. in goats and sheep in Cyprus. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2009;9:457-63 pubmed publisher
    ..phagocytophilum, one as Anaplasma platys and the remaining four as Anaplasma species. The results provide evidence for the presence of A. phagocytophilum and Anaplasma species in sheep and goats in Cyprus. ..
  7. Vassilakos N, Simon V, Tzima A, Johansen E, Moury B. Genetic Determinism and Evolutionary Reconstruction of a Host Jump in a Plant Virus. Mol Biol Evol. 2016;33:541-53 pubmed publisher
    ..annuum. In addition to increasing our knowledge of host jumps in plant viruses, this study illustrates also the efficiency of locus-by-locus AMOVA and combined approaches to identify adaptive mutations in the genome of RNA viruses. ..
  8. Tsoumani K, Augustinos A, Kakani E, Drosopoulou E, Mavragani Tsipidou P, Mathiopoulos K. Isolation, annotation and applications of expressed sequence tags from the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae. Mol Genet Genomics. 2011;285:33-45 pubmed publisher
  9. Nikolakaki S, Nomikou K, Koumbati M, Mangana O, Papanastassopoulou M, Mertens P, et al. Molecular analysis of the NS3/NS3A gene of Bluetongue virus isolates from the 1979 and 1998-2001 epizootics in Greece and their segregation into two distinct groups. Virus Res. 2005;114:6-14 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, the clustering of the NS3/NS3A sequences was independent of the viral serotype, indicating the occurrence of genome segment reassortment during the course of evolution of the viruses. ..
  10. Michailidis G, Argiriou A, Darzentas N, Tsaftaris A. Analysis of xyloglucan endotransglycosylase/hydrolase (XTH) genes from allotetraploid (Gossypium hirsutum) cotton and its diploid progenitors expressed during fiber elongation. J Plant Physiol. 2009;166:403-16 pubmed publisher
  11. Kyriakidis D, Tiligada E. Signal transduction and adaptive regulation through bacterial two-component systems: the Escherichia coli AtoSC paradigm. Amino Acids. 2009;37:443-58 pubmed publisher
  12. Vantarakis A, Nearxou A, Pagonidis D, Melegos F, Seretidis J, Kokkinos P, et al. An outbreak of hepatitis A in Roma populations living in three prefectures in Greece. Epidemiol Infect. 2010;138:1025-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The outbreak affected mainly Roma children aged <10 years. An inspection of Roma settlements showed that poor sanitary conditions were associated with the HAV outbreak. ..
  13. Kapazoglou A, Tondelli A, Papaefthimiou D, Ampatzidou H, Francia E, Stanca M, et al. Epigenetic chromatin modifiers in barley: IV. The study of barley polycomb group (PcG) genes during seed development and in response to external ABA. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:73 pubmed publisher
    ..HvFIE and HvE(Z) were also found to be induced by the plant hormone ABA implying an association with ABA-mediated processes during seed development, germination and stress response. ..
  14. Deligianni E, Morgan R, Bertuccini L, Kooij T, Laforge A, Nahar C, et al. Critical role for a stage-specific actin in male exflagellation of the malaria parasite. Cell Microbiol. 2011;13:1714-30 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings reveal vital and pleiotropic functions for the actin II isoform in male gametogenesis of the malaria parasite...
  15. Kalivas A, Xanthopoulos F, Kehagia O, Tsaftaris A. Agronomic characterization, genetic diversity and association analysis of cotton cultivars using simple sequence repeat molecular markers. Genet Mol Res. 2011;10:208-17 pubmed publisher
    ..An analysis of association of SSR markers with fiber quality traits of 29 cotton cultivars is reported for the first time. ..
  16. Tsaballa A, Pasentsis K, Darzentas N, Tsaftaris A. Multiple evidence for the role of an Ovate-like gene in determining fruit shape in pepper. BMC Plant Biol. 2011;11:46 pubmed publisher
  17. Pefani D, Dimaki M, Spella M, Karantzelis N, Mitsiki E, Kyrousi C, et al. Idas, a novel phylogenetically conserved geminin-related protein, binds to geminin and is required for cell cycle progression. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:23234-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data highlight Idas as a novel Geminin binding partner, implicated in cell cycle progression, and a putative regulator of proliferation-differentiation decisions during development. ..
  18. Fonteneau L, Jourdan Da Silva N, Fabre L, Ashton P, Torpdahl M, Muller L, et al. Multinational outbreak of travel-related Salmonella Chester infections in Europe, summers 2014 and 2015. Euro Surveill. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    ..This European-wide outbreak associated with travel to Morocco was likely a multi-source outbreak with several food vehicles contaminated by multidrug-resistant S. Chester strains. ..
  19. Voudouris C, Franck P, Olivares J, Sauphanor B, Mamuris Z, Tsitsipis J, et al. Comparing the genetic structure of codling moth Cydia pomonella (L.) from Greece and France: long distance gene-flow in a sedentary pest species. Bull Entomol Res. 2012;102:185-98 pubmed publisher
    ..The results are discussed in relation to human-made activities that promote gene-flow even at large geographic distances. Possible factors for the genetic differentiation between the two genetic clusters are also discussed. ..
  20. Argyri A, Zoumpopoulou G, Karatzas K, Tsakalidou E, Nychas G, Panagou E, et al. Selection of potential probiotic lactic acid bacteria from fermented olives by in vitro tests. Food Microbiol. 2013;33:282-91 pubmed publisher
    ..These strains are good candidates for further investigation both with in vivo studies to elucidate their potential health benefits and in olive fermentation processes to assess their technological performance as novel probiotic starters...
  21. Pournaras S, Köck R, Mossialos D, Mellmann A, Sakellaris V, Stathopoulos C, et al. Detection of a phylogenetically distinct IMP-type metallo-?-lactamase, IMP-35, in a CC235 Pseudomonas aeruginosa from the Dutch-German border region (Euregio). J Antimicrob Chemother. 2013;68:1271-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To characterize a highly divergent IMP-type metallo-?-lactamase (MBL) variant detected in a multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolate...
  22. Drosopoulou E, Scouras Z. The beta-tubulin gene family evolution in the Drosophila montium subgroup of the melanogaster species group. J Mol Evol. 1995;41:293-8 pubmed
    ..vulcana. Based on the above results, a possible mode of evolution of the beta-tubulin genes in the montium subgroup is attempted. In addition, phylogenetic relationships among the montium species are discussed. ..
  23. Dimopoulou I, Kartali S, Harding R, Peto T, Crook D. Diversity of antibiotic resistance integrative and conjugative elements among haemophili. J Med Microbiol. 2007;56:838-46 pubmed
    ..influenzae and H. parainfluenzae, lacked population structure and possessed features suggestive of panmixia, all indicating it has not recently emerged from a single source...
  24. Chondrou M, Londou A, Zarkadis I. Expression and phylogenetic analysis of the ninth complement component (C9) in rainbow trout. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2006;21:572-6 pubmed
  25. Theodoraki M, Mintzas A. cDNA cloning, heat shock regulation and developmental expression of the hsp83 gene in the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata. Insect Mol Biol. 2006;15:839-52 pubmed
    ..Cchsp83 RNA expression is highly regulated during embryonic development; however, the temporal fluctuations in RNA levels during embryogenesis were not followed by similar fluctuations in the levels of the protein. ..
  26. Flemetakis E, Kavroulakis N, Quaedvlieg N, Spaink H, Dimou M, Roussis A, et al. Lotus japonicus contains two distinct ENOD40 genes that are expressed in symbiotic, nonsymbiotic, and embryonic tissues. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2000;13:987-94 pubmed publisher
  27. Marioli D, Zarkadis I. The vitronectin gene in rainbow trout: cloning, expression and phylogenetic analysis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2008;24:18-25 pubmed
    ..The trout vitronectin gene is probably present as a single copy in the trout genome, showing a differential expression pattern among tissues investigated. ..
  28. Karvountzi E, Kilias G, Alahiotis S. Drosophila lactate dehydrogenase. Functional and evolutionary aspects. Hereditas. 1995;123:61-7 pubmed
    ..On the other hand, the variable catalytic differentiation observed at the restrictive temperature of 14 degrees C may enrich the species with hidden adaptive possibilities. ..
  29. Verras M, Mavroidis M, Kokolakis G, Gourzi P, Zacharopoulou A, Mintzas A. Cloning and characterization of CcEcR. An ecdysone receptor homolog from the mediterranean fruit fly ceratitis capitata. Eur J Biochem. 1999;265:798-808 pubmed
    ..Our structural and biochemical data suggest that CcEcR is the functional homolog of the B1 isoform of DmEcR. ..
  30. Nasioulas G, Paraskevis D, Magiorkinis E, Theodoridou M, Hatzakis A. Molecular analysis of the full-length genome of HIV type 1 subtype I: evidence of A/G/I recombination. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 1999;15:745-58 pubmed
    ..Our results indicate that subtype I, which was probably circulating in Greece in the early 1980s, is a triple mosaic consisting of A, G, and I sequences. ..
  31. Kapazoglou A, Drosou V, Argiriou A, Tsaftaris A. The study of a barley epigenetic regulator, HvDME, in seed development and under drought. BMC Plant Biol. 2013;13:172 pubmed publisher
    ..The study of a barley DME gene will contribute to our understanding of epigenetic mechanisms operating during seed development and stress response in agronomically important cereal crops. ..
  32. Sarris P, Trantas E, Baltrus D, Bull C, Wechter W, Yan S, et al. Comparative genomics of multiple strains of Pseudomonas cannabina pv. alisalensis, a potential model pathogen of both monocots and dicots. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e59366 pubmed publisher
    ..aeruginosa. In summary, our study provides a foundation to unravel Pcal adaptation to both monocot and dicot hosts and provides genetic insights into the mechanisms underlying pathogenicity. ..
  33. Nikolakopoulou K, Zarkadis I. Molecular cloning and characterisation of two homologues of Mannose-Binding Lectin in rainbow trout. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2006;21:305-14 pubmed publisher
    ..The trout MBL-1 and MBL-2 contain the EPN motif of mannose-binding C-type lectins, important for mannose specificity and they are expressed exclusively in liver and spleen, respectively...
  34. Gazi A, Sarris P, Fadouloglou V, Charova S, Mathioudakis N, Panopoulos N, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of a gene cluster encoding an additional, rhizobial-like type III secretion system that is narrowly distributed among Pseudomonas syringae strains. BMC Microbiol. 2012;12:188 pubmed publisher
    ..Functional analysis and genome sequencing of more rhizobia and P. syringae pathovars may shed light into why these bacteria maintain a second T3SS gene cluster in their genome. ..
  35. Zarkadis I, Duraj S, Chondrou M. Molecular cloning of the seventh component of complement in rainbow trout. Dev Comp Immunol. 2005;29:95-102 pubmed publisher
    ..It also contains the same structural motifs as those found in mammalian C7. Trout C7 mRNA expression was detected in all tissues investigated, except kidney and spleen...
  36. Papaefthimiou D, Kapazoglou A, Tsaftaris A. Cloning and characterization of SOC1 homologs in barley (Hordeum vulgare) and their expression during seed development and in response to vernalization. Physiol Plant. 2012;146:71-85 pubmed publisher
    ..The study of the SOC1 genes reported here opens the way for a better understanding of both the vernalization process and seed development and germination in this important cereal crop. ..
  37. Papanastasiou A, Zarkadis I. The gamma subunit of the eighth complement component (C8) in rainbow trout. Dev Comp Immunol. 2006;30:485-91 pubmed
    ..The lipocalin domain is present and all the cysteine residues are conserved. The trout C8gamma gene is probably present as a single copy in the trout genome showing a differential expression pattern among tissues investigated. ..
  38. Bountouri M, Fragkiadaki E, Ntafis V, Kanellos T, Xylouri E. Phylogenetic and molecular characterization of equine H3N8 influenza viruses from Greece (2003 and 2007): evidence for reassortment between evolutionary lineages. Virol J. 2011;8:350 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore expanding current equine influenza surveillance efforts is a necessity. ..
  39. Pramateftaki P, Kouvelis V, Lanaridis P, Typas M. The mitochondrial genome of the wine yeast Hanseniaspora uvarum: a unique genome organization among yeast/fungal counterparts. FEMS Yeast Res. 2006;6:77-90 pubmed publisher
  40. Pantou M, Kouvelis V, Typas M. The complete mitochondrial genome of Fusarium oxysporum: insights into fungal mitochondrial evolution. Gene. 2008;419:7-15 pubmed publisher
    ..In comparison with mt genomes of the other orders it added further insights to the evolution of Pezizomycotina...
  41. Konstantopoulou I, Ouzounis C, Drosopoulou E, Yiangou M, Sideras P, Sander C, et al. A Drosophila hsp70 gene contains long, antiparallel, coupled open reading frames (LAC ORFs) conserved in homologous loci. J Mol Evol. 1995;41:414-20 pubmed
    ..Computational analysis shows that this LAC ORF arrangement is conserved in other hsp70 loci in a wide range of organisms, raising questions about possible evolutionary benefits of such a peculiar genomic organization. ..
  42. Kokkinos P, Ziros P, Filippidou S, Mpampounakis I, Vantarakis A. Molecular characterization of hepatitis A virus isolates from environmental and clinical samples in Greece. Virol J. 2010;7:235 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study is, to our knowledge, the first in Greece to depict the simultaneous molecular characterization of HAV strains isolated from both clinical and environmental samples. ..
  43. Londou A, Mikrou A, Zarkadis I. Cloning and characterization of two clusterin isoforms in rainbow trout. Mol Immunol. 2008;45:470-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analysis indicates an early segregation of the clusterin ancestral gene within the taxon of fish leading to the formation of a separate subgroup...
  44. Mikrou A, Marioli D, Papanastasiou A, Zarkadis I. CR3 complement receptor: cloning and characterization in rainbow trout. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2009;26:19-28 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of cloning and characterization of the CR3 receptor in low vertebrates. ..
  45. Kokolakis G, Tatari M, Zacharopoulou A, Mintzas A. The hsp27 gene of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata: structural characterization, regulation and developmental expression. Insect Mol Biol. 2008;17:699-710 pubmed publisher
    ..Salivary gland culture experiments showed that the Cchsp27 gene is regulated by 20-hydroxyecdysone. ..
  46. Athanasopoulou S, Marioli D, Mikrou A, Papanastasiou A, Zarkadis I. Cloning and characterization of the trout perforin. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2009;26:908-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of proteins which belong to the MACPF superfamily clusters the trout perforin in the same group with other known perforins...
  47. Psaroulaki A, Chochlakis D, Sandalakis V, Vranakis I, Ioannou I, Tselentis Y. Phylogentic analysis of Anaplasma ovis strains isolated from sheep and goats using groEL and mps4 genes. Vet Microbiol. 2009;138:394-400 pubmed publisher
    ..We used a bioinformatics as well as a molecular approach (study of groEl and mps4 genes) in order to verify the validity of the results. All samples depicted the presence of A. ovis regardless of the host (goat or sheep)...
  48. Georgaka E, Nastopoulos V, Eleftheriou S, Zarkadis I. A toxin-like gene in rainbow trout: cloning, expression, and gene organization. Toxicon. 2007;49:1002-9 pubmed
    ..Trout liver, brain, and spleen express the toxin-1 gene and its encoded protein is identified in trout plasma. This is the first report of a toxin-like gene which has been described so far in teleost. ..
  49. Pantou M, Kouvelis V, Typas M. The complete mitochondrial genome of the vascular wilt fungus Verticillium dahliae: a novel gene order for Verticillium and a diagnostic tool for species identification. Curr Genet. 2006;50:125-36 pubmed publisher
    ..longisporum against V. dahliae and V. albo-atrum. By considering the protein-coding gene sequences as one unit, a phylogenetic comparison with representatives of Ascomycota complete mtDNA was performed...
  50. Verras M, Gourzi P, Zacharopoulou A, Mintzas A. Developmental profiles and ecdysone regulation of the mRNAs for two ecdysone receptor isoforms in the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata. Insect Mol Biol. 2002;11:553-65 pubmed
    ..During oogenesis, the CcEcR mRNAs were expressed synchronously, peaking at the beginning of both previtellogenic and vitellogenic phases. ..
  51. Moschou P, Sanmartin M, Andriopoulou A, Rojo E, Sanchez Serrano J, Roubelakis Angelakis K. Bridging the gap between plant and mammalian polyamine catabolism: a novel peroxisomal polyamine oxidase responsible for a full back-conversion pathway in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:1845-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The overall data reinforce the view that plants and mammals possess a similar PA oxidation system, concerning both the subcellular localization and the mode of its action. ..
  52. Chondrou M, Papanastasiou A, Spyroulias G, Zarkadis I. Three isoforms of complement properdin factor P in trout: cloning, expression, gene organization and constrained modeling. Dev Comp Immunol. 2008;32:1454-66 pubmed publisher
    ..In a phylogenetic analysis, trout pfc1, pfc2 and pfc3 genes are clustered with their orthologs from other teleost species. This is the first report of three separate genes coding for properdin factor P in a vertebrate species...
  53. Konstantopoulou I, Scouras Z. The heat-shock gene hsp83 of Drosophila auraria: genomic organization, nucleotide sequence, and long antiparallel coupled ORFs (LAC ORFs). J Mol Evol. 1998;46:334-43 pubmed
    ..The anti-hsp83 ORF does not show significant homology to any known gene sequences. In addition, no similar LAC ORF structures were found in homologous gene regions of other organisms...
  54. Argiriou A, Michailidis G, Tsaftaris A. Characterization and expression analysis of TERMINAL FLOWER1 homologs from cultivated alloteraploid cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) and its diploid progenitors. J Plant Physiol. 2008;165:1636-46 pubmed publisher
    ..These are the first reported TFL1-like genes isolated from cotton, the most important crop for the textile industry...
  55. Pramateftaki P, Kouvelis V, Lanaridis P, Typas M. Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the wine yeast Candida zemplinina: intraspecies distribution of a novel group-IIB1 intron with eubacterial affiliations. FEMS Yeast Res. 2008;8:311-27 pubmed
    ..The findings point towards an early migration event of a eubacterial group-II intron to the mitochondrial genome of C. zemplinina. ..
  56. Papanastasiou A, Georgaka E, Zarkadis I. Cloning of a CD59-like gene in rainbow trout. Expression and phylogenetic analysis of two isoforms. Mol Immunol. 2007;44:1300-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Particularly, CD59-2 is abundant in trout brain, while CD59-1 seems to be absent in the trout spleen. Moreover, both of trout CD59 genes seems to be present as a single copy in trout genome...
  57. Papanastasiou A, Zarkadis I. Cloning and phylogenetic analysis of the alpha subunit of the eighth complement component (C8) in rainbow trout. Mol Immunol. 2006;43:2188-94 pubmed
    ..Although the presence of a fully developed lytic pathway of complement system is expected in teleost, this is the first report of the C8alpha gene in an organism other than mammalian. ..
  58. Koutsogiannouli E, Moutou K, Sarafidou T, Stamatis C, Spyrou V, Mamuris Z. Major histocompatibility complex variation at class II DQA locus in the brown hare (Lepus europaeus). Mol Ecol. 2009;18:4631-49 pubmed publisher
    ..The differentiating patterns detected between genetic and functional polymorphism, i.e. the number and the distribution of pocket variants within and among populations, indicated a hierarchical action of selection pressures...
  59. Verras M, Theodoraki M, Mintzas A. Cloning, characterization, and developmental expression of the ribosomal protein S21 gene of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2004;56:133-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Study of the mRNA patterns during development suggested that the expression of Ceratitis RpS21 is temporally regulated at the level of transcription...
  60. Kapazoglou A, Engineer C, Drosou V, Kalloniati C, Tani E, Tsaballa A, et al. The study of two barley type I-like MADS-box genes as potential targets of epigenetic regulation during seed development. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:166 pubmed publisher
    ..However, reports on agronomically important cereals such as barley and wheat are scarce...
  61. Lazaridis I, Charalampopoulos I, Alexaki V, Avlonitis N, Pediaditakis I, Efstathopoulos P, et al. Neurosteroid dehydroepiandrosterone interacts with nerve growth factor (NGF) receptors, preventing neuronal apoptosis. PLoS Biol. 2011;9:e1001051 pubmed publisher
  62. Tani E, Polidoros A, Flemetakis E, Stedel C, Kalloniati C, Demetriou K, et al. Characterization and expression analysis of AGAMOUS-like, SEEDSTICK-like, and SEPALLATA-like MADS-box genes in peach (Prunus persica) fruit. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2009;47:690-700 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest the involvement of MADS-box genes in peach flower and fruit development and provide further evidence for the role of these genes in woody perennial trees that is compatible with their function in model plant species...
  63. Tsakogiannis D, Ruether I, Kyriakopoulou Z, Pliaka V, Theoharopoulou A, Skordas V, et al. Sequence variation analysis of the E2 gene of human papilloma virus type 16 in cervical lesions from women in Greece. Arch Virol. 2012;157:825-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Distinct phylogenetic branches were formed according to E2 analysis that characterized the different HPV16 variants. It was ascertained that non-European variants are circulating in the Greek population. ..
  64. Tsagkarakou A, Van Leeuwen T, Khajehali J, Ilias A, Grispou M, Williamson M, et al. Identification of pyrethroid resistance associated mutations in the para sodium channel of the two-spotted spider mite Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae). Insect Mol Biol. 2009;18:583-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Three transcripts were identified corresponding to the k and l alternative exons. The mode of inheritance of resistance was confirmed as incompletely recessive, which is consistent with a target site mechanism for pyrethroids...
  65. Chondrou M, Mastellos D, Zarkadis I. cDNA cloning and phylogenetic analysis of the sixth complement component in rainbow trout. Mol Immunol. 2006;43:1080-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, trout C6 gene appears to exist as a single copy in the trout genome, and is expressed in a wide range of trout tissues...