1. Palikaras K., Daskalaki I., Markaki M. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Mitophagy and age-related pathologies: Development of new therapeutics by targeting mitochondrial turnover. Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 178:157-174.

  2. Fang E. F., Palikaras K., Sun N., Fivenson E. M., Spangler R. D., Kerr J. S., Cordonnier S. A., Hou Y., Dombi E., Kassahun H., Tavernarakis N., Poulton J., Nilsen H. and Bohr V. A. (2017) In vitro and in vivo detection of mitophagy in human cells, C. elegans, and mice. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 129: e56301.
        (Supplementary material)

  3. Rieckher M. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Generation of Caenorhabditis elegans transgenic animals by DNA microinjection. Bio-protocol, 7: e2565.
        (Supplementary video)

  4. Nikoletopoulou V., Sidiropoulou K., Kallergi E., Dalezios Y. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Modulation of autophagy by BDNF underlies synaptic plasticity. Cell Metabolism, 26: 230-242.
        (Supplementary material)

  5. Kyriakakis E., Charmpilas N. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Differential adiponectin signalling couples ER stress with lipid metabolism to modulate ageing in C. elegans. Scientific Reports, 7: 5115.
        (Supplementary material)

  6. Galluzzi L., … Tavernarakis N., ... and Kroemer G. (2017) Molecular definitions of autophagy and related processes. EMBO Journal, 36:1811-1836.

  7. Palikaras K. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Assessing mitochondrial selective autophagy in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1567: 349-361.

  8. Papandreou M.-E. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Monitoring autophagic responses in Caenorhabditis elegans. Methods in Enzymology, 588: 429-444.

  9. Palikaras K. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) In vivo mitophagy monitoring in Caenorhabditis elegans to determine mitochondrial homeostasis. Bio-protocol, 7: e2215.

  10. Charmpilas N., Kounakis K. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Monitoring mitophagy during ageing in Caenorhabditis elegans. Methods in Molecular Biology,  DOI: 10.1007/7651_2017_18.

  11. Kourtis N. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Protein synthesis rate assessment by fluorescence recovery after photobleaching (FRAP). Bio-protocol, 7: e2156.

  12. Charmpilas N., Kyriakakis E. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Small heat shock proteins in ageing and age-related diseases. Cell Stress and Chaperones, 22: 481-492.

  13. Princz A. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) The role of SUMOylation in ageing and senescent decline. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 162: 85-90.

  14. Rieckher M. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) P-Body and Stress Granule Quantification in Caenorhabditis elegans. Bio-protocol, 7: e2108.

  15. Papandreou M.-E. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Autophagy and the endo/exosomal pathways in health and disease. Biotechnology Journal, 12: 1600175 (1-9).

  16. Palikaras K., Mari M., Petanidou B., Pasparaki A, Filippidis G. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Ectopic fat deposition contributes to age-associated pathology in Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Lipid Research, 58: 72-80.

  17. Palikaras K. and Tavernarakis N. (2016) Intracellular Assessment of ATP Levels in Caenorhabditis elegans. Bio-protocol, 6: e2048.

  18. Palikaras K. and Tavernarakis N. (2016) Measuring oxygen consumption rate in Caenorhabditis elegans. Bio-protocol, 6: e2049.

  19. Roussou I.G., Savakis C., Tavernarakis N. and Metaxakis A. (2016) Stage dependent nutritional regulation of transgenerational longevity. Nutrition and Healthy Aging, 4: 47-54.

  20. Lionaki E., Gkikas I. and Tavernarakis N. (2016) Differential protein distribution between the nucleus and mitochondria: implications in aging. Frontiers in Genetics, 7: 162.

  21. Pediaditakis I., Efstathopoulos P., Prousis C. K., Zervou M., Arevalo J.-C., Alexaki I. V., Nikoletopoulou V., Karagianni E., Potamitis C., Tavernarakis N., Chavakis T., Margioris N. A., Venihaki M., Calogeropoulou T., Charalampopoulos I. and Gravanis A. (2016) Selective and differential interactions of BNN27, a novel C17-spiroepoxy steroid derivative, with TrkA receptors, regulating neuronal survival and differentiation. Neuropharmacology, 111: 266-282.

  22. Ploumi C., Daskalaki I. and Tavernarakis N. (2017) Mitochondrial biogenesis and clearance: a balancing act. FEBS Journal, 284: 183-195.

  23. Papaevgeniou N., Sakellari M., Jha S., Tavernarakis N., Holmberg C., Gonos E. S. and Chondrogianni N. (2016) 18a-glycyrrhetinic acid proteasome activator decelerates aging and Alzheimer's disease progression in C. elegans and neuronal cultures. Antioxidants and Redox Signaling, 25: 855-869.

  24. Klionsky D., … Tavernarakis N., et al. (2016) Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy. Autophagy, 12: 1-222.

  25. Palikaras K., Lionaki E. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Mitophagy: in sickness and in health. Molecular and Cellular Oncology, 3: e1056332.

  1. Palikaras K., Lionaki E. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Interfacing mitochondrial biogenesis and elimination to enhance host pathogen defense and longevity. Worm, 4: e1071763.

  1. Palikaras K., Lionaki E. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Coupling mitogenesis and mitophagy for longevity. Autophagy, 11: 1428-1430.

  2. Schiavi A., Maglioni S., Palikaras K., Shaik A., Strapazzon F., Brinkmann V., Torgovnick A., Castelein N., De Henau S., Braeckman B. P., Cecconi F., Tavernarakis N. and Ventura N. (2015) Iron starvation-induced mitophagy mediates lifespan extension upon mitochondrial stress in C. elegans. Current Biology, 25: 1810-1822.
        (Supplementary files: 1 | 2)

  3. Taferner A., Pircher H., Koziel R., von Grafenstein S., Baraldo G., Palikaras K., Liedl K. R., Tavernarakis N. and Jansen-Duerr P. (2015) FAH domain containing protein 1 (FAHD-1) is required for mitochondrial function and locomotion activity in C. elegans. PLoS One, 10: e0134161.

  4. Palikaras K., Lionaki E. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Balancing mitochondrial biogenesis and mitophagy to maintain energy metabolism homeostasis. Cell Death and Differentiation, 22: 1399-1401.

  5. Palikaras K., Lionaki E. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Coordination of mitophagy and mitochondrial biogenesis during ageing in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature, 521: 525-528.
        (Supplementary material)

  6. Rieckher M., Kyparissidis-Kokkinidis I., Zacharopoulos A., Kourmoulakis G., Tavernarakis N., Ripoll J. and Zacharakis G. (2015) A customized light sheet microscope to measure spatio-temporal protein dynamics in small organisms. PLoS One, 10: e0127869.

  7. Lionaki E., Markaki M., Palikaras K. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Mitochondria, autophagy and age-associated neurodegenerative diseases: New insights into a complex interplay. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Bioenergetics, 1847: 1412-1423.

  8. Mari M., Filippidis G., Palikaras K., Petanidou B., Fotakis C. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Imaging ectopic fat deposition in Caenorhabditis elegans muscles using nonlinear microscopy. Microscopy Research and Technique, 78: 523-528.

  9. Niso-Santano M., Bravo-San Pedro J. M., Maiuri M. C., Tavernarakis N., Cecconi F., Madeo F., Codogno P., Galluzzi L. and Kroemer G. (2015) Novel inducers of BECN1-independent autophagy: cis-unsaturated fatty acids. Autophagy, 11: 575-577.

  10. Kyriakakis E., Princz A. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Stress responses during ageing: Molecular pathways regulating protein homeostasis. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1292: 215-234.

  11. Kyriakakis E., Markaki M. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Caenorhabditis elegans as a model for cancer research. Molecular and Cellular Oncology, 2: e975027.

  12. Niso-Santano M., Malik S. A., Pietrocola F., Bravo-San Pedro J. M., Marino G., Cianfanelli V., Ben-Younes A., Troncoso R., Markaki M., Sica V., Izzo V., Chaba K., Bauvy C., Dupont N., Kepp O., Rockenfeller P., Wolinski H., Madeo F., Lavandero S., Codogno P., Harper F., Pierron G., Tavernarakis N., Cecconi F., Maiuri M. C., Galluzzi L. and Kroemer G. (2015) Unsaturated fatty acids induce non-canonical autophagy. EMBO Journal, 34: 1025-1041.
        (Supplementary material)
        See also: Commentary in the EMBO Journal

  13. Charmpilas N., Daskalaki I., Papandreou M. E. and Tavernarakis N. (2015) Protein synthesis as an integral quality control mechanism during ageing. Aging Research Reviews, 23: 75-89.

  14. Buttner S., Broeskamp F., Sommer C., Markaki M., Habernig L., Alavian-Ghavanini A., Carmona-Gutierrez D., Eisenberg T., Michael E., Kroemer G., Tavernarakis N., Sigrist S. J. and Madeo F. (2014) Spermidine protects against alpha-synuclein neurotoxicity. Cell Cycle, 13: 3903-3908.

  15. Nikoletopoulou V., Papandreou M.-E. and Tavernarakis N. (2014) Autophagy in the physiology and pathology of the central nervous system. Cell Death and Differentiation, 22: 398-407.

  16. Chondrogianni N., Georgila K., Kourtis N., Tavernarakis N. and Gonos E. S. (2013) 20S proteasome activation promotes life span extension and resistance to proteotoxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans. FASEB Journal, 29: 611-622.

  17. Lorenzo Galluzzi L., …, Tavernarakis N., … and Kroemer G. (2014) Essential versus accessory aspects of cell death: recommendations of the NCCD 2015. Cell Death and Differentiation, 22: 58-73.

  18. Nikoletopoulou V. and Tavernarakis N. (2014) Necrotic cell death in C. elegans. Methods in Enzymology, 545: 127-155.

  19. Nikoletopoulou V., Kyriakakis E. and Tavernarakis N. (2014) Cellular and molecular longevity pathways: The old and the new. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 25: 212-223.

  20. Gkikas I., Petratou D. and Tavernarakis N. (2014) Longevity pathways and memory ageing. Frontiers in Genetics, 5: 155.

  21. Palikaras K. and Tavernarakis N. (2014) Mitochondrial homeostasis: The interplay between mitophagy and mitochondrial biogenesis. Experimental Gerontology, 56: 182-188.

  22. Tserevelakis G., Megalou E. V., Filippidis G., Petanidou B., Fotakis C. and Tavernarakis N. (2014) Label-free imaging of lipid depositions in C. elegans using third-harmonic generation microscopy. PLoS One, 9: e84431.

  23. Kypri E., Cristodoulou A., Maimaris Y., Lethan M., Markaki M., Lyssandrou C., Lederer C. W., Tavernarakis N., Geimer S., Pedersen L. B. and Santama N. (2014) The nucleotide binding proteins Nubp1 and Nubp2 are negative regulators of ciliogenesis. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 71: 517-538.

  24. Nikoletopoulou V. and Tavernarakis N. (2014) Mitochondrial biogenesis and dynamics in neurodegeneration: A causative relationship. Neurochemical Research, 39: 542-545.

  25. Buttner S., Habernig L., Broeskamp F., Ruli D, Vogtle F. N., Vlachos M., Macchi F., Kuttner V., Carmona-Gutierrez D., Eisenberg T., Ring J., Markaki M., Taskin A. A., Benke S., Ruckenstuhl C., Braun R., Van den Haute C., Bammens T., van der Perren A., Frohlich K.-U., Winderickx J., Kroemer G., Baekelandt V., Tavernarakis N., Kovacs G. G., Dengjel J., Mesinger C., Sigrist S. J. and Madeo F. (2013) Endonuclease G mediates a-synuclein cytotoxicity during Parkinson's disease. EMBO Journal, 32: 3041-3054.

  26. Coburn C., Allman E., Mahanti P., Benedetto A., Cabreiro F., Pincus Z., Matthijssens F., Araiz C., Mandel A., Vlachos M., Edwards S.-A., Fischer G., Davidson A., Pryor R., Stevens A., Slack F., Tavernarakis N., Braeckman B. P., Schroeder F., Nehrke K. and Gems D. (2013) Anthranilate fluorescence marks a calcium-propagated necrotic wave that promotes organismal death in C. elegans. PLoS Biology, 11: e1001613.
        (Supplementary material)
        See also: F1000 Biology evaluations

  27. Nikoletopoulou V., Markaki M., Palikaras K. and Tavernarakis N. (2013) Crosstalk between apoptosis, necrosis and autophagy. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Molecular Cell Research, 1833: 3448-3459.

  28. Mersha M., Formisano R., McDonald R., Pandey P., Tavernarakis N. and Harbinder S. (2013) The C. elegans D1-like dopamine receptor DOP-2 mediates behavioral plasticity through the Gá subunit GPA-14. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 9: 16.

  29. Lionaki E. and Tavernarakis N. (2013) Oxidative stress and mitochondrial protein quality control in ageing. Journal of Proteomics, 92: 181-194.

  30. Markaki M. and Tavernarakis N. (2013) Metabolic control by TOR and autophagy during ageing. Gerontology, 59: 340-348.

  31. Lionaki E. and Tavernarakis N. (2013) High throughput and longitudinal analysis of ageing and senescent decline in Caenorhabditis elegans. Methods in Molecular Biology, 965: 485-500.

  32. Lionaki E. and Tavernarakis N. (2013) Assessing ageing and senescent decline in Caenorhabditis elegans: Cohort survival analysis. Methods in Molecular Biology, 965: 473-484.

  33. Katidou M., Tavernarakis N. and Karagogeos D. (2013) The contactin RIG-6 mediates neuronal and non-neuronal cell migration in C. elegans. Developmental Biology, 373: 184-195.

  34. Lionaki E., Markaki M. and Tavernarakis N. (2013) Autophagy and ageing: Insights from invertebrate model organisms. Ageing Research Reviews, 12: 413-428.

  35. Bauer M. A., Carmona-Gutierrez D., Ruckenstuhl C., Reisenbichler A., Megalou E. V., Eisenberg T., Magnes C., Jungwirth H., Sinner F. M., Pieber T. R., Frohlich K.-U., Kroemer K., Tavernarakis N. and Madeo F. (2013) Spermidine promotes mating and fertilization efficiency in model organisms. Cell Cycle, 12: 346-352.

  36. Schiavi A., Torgovnick A., Kell A., Megalou E. V., Castelain N., Guccini I., Marzocchetta L., Gelino S., Hansen M., Malisan F., Condo I., Bei R., Rea S. L., Braeckman B., Tavernarakis N., Testi R. and Ventura N. (2013) Autophagy induction extends lifespan and reduces lipid content in response to frataxin silencing in C. elegans.Experimental Gerontology, 48:191-201.

  37. Buttner S., Faes L., Reichelt W., Broeskamp F., Habernig L., Benke S., Kourtis N., Ruli D., Carmona-Gutierrez D., Eisenberg T., D'hooge P., Ghillebert R., Franssens V., Harger A., Pieber T. R., Freudenberger P., Kroemer G., Sigrist S. J., Winderickx J., Callewaert G., Tavernarakis N. and Madeo M. (2013) The Ca(2+)/Mn(2+) ion-pump PMR1 links elevation of cytosolic Ca(2+) levels to α-synuclein toxicity in Parkinson's disease models. Cell Death and Differentiation, 20: 465-477.

  38. Palikaras K. and Tavernarakis N. (2012) Mitophagy in neurodegeneration and ageing. Frontiers in Genetics, 3: 297.

  39. Kourtis N., Nikoletopoulou V. and Tavernarakis N. (2012) Heat shock response and ionstasis: axis against neurodegeneration Aging, 4: 856-858.

  40. Nikoletopoulou V. and Tavernarakis N. (2012) Calcium homeostasis in aging neurons. Frontiers in Genetics, 3: 200.

  41. Kourtis N., Nikoletopoulou V. and Tavernarakis N. (2012) Small heat shock proteins protect from heat stroke-associated neurodegeneration. Nature, 490: 213-218.
        (Supplementary material)
        See also: Commentary in Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology | F1000 Biology evaluations 1, 2 & 3

  42. Troulinaki K. and Tavernarakis N. (2012) Necrotic cell death and neurodegeneration: The involvement of endocytosis and intracellular trafficking. Worm, 1: 176-181.

  43. Klionsky D. J., ... Markaki M., ... Tavernarakis N., et al. (2012) Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy. Autophagy, 8: 445-544.

  44. Nikoletopoulou V. and Tavernarakis N. (2012) Embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cell differentiation as a tool in neurobiology. Biotechnology Journal, 7: 1156-1168.

  45. Anisimov V. N., Bartke A., Barzilai N., Batin M. A., Blagosklonny M. V., Brown-Borg H., Budovskaya Y., Campisi J., Friguet B., Fraifeld V., Franceschi C., Gems D., Gladyshev V., Gorbunova V., Gudkov A. V., Kennedy B., Konovalenko M., Kraemer B., Moskalev A., Petropoulos I., Pasyukova E., Rattan S., Rogina B., Seluanov A., Shaposhnikov M., Shmookler Reis R., Tavernarakis N., Vijg J., Yashin A. and Zimniak P. (2012) The Second International Conference "Genetics of Aging and Longevity". Aging, 4: 305-317.

  46. Soulitzis N., Neofytou E., Psarrou M., Anagnostis A., Tavernarakis N., Siafakas N. and Tzortzaki E. G. (2012) Downregulation of lung mitochondrial prohibitin in COPD. Respiratory Medicine, 106: 954-961.
        See also: F1000 Medicine evaluation

  47. Zhu S., Dong D., Birk U. J., Rieckher M., Tavernarakis N., Qu X., Liang J., Tian J. and Ripoll J. (2012) Automated motion correction for in vivo Optical Projection Tomography. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 31: 1358-1371.

  48. Troulinaki K. and Tavernarakis N. (2011) Endocytosis and intracellular trafficking contribute to necrotic neurodegeneration in C. elegans. EMBO Journal, 30: 1-13.
        (Supplementary files: 1 | 2)

  49. Kourtis N. and Tavernarakis N. (2011) Cellular stress response pathways and ageing: intricate molecular relationships. EMBO Journal, 30: 2520-2531.

  50. Rieckher M., Birk U. J., Meyer H., Ripoll J. and Tavernarakis N. (2011) Microscopic optical projection tomography in vivo. PLoS One, 6: e18963.
        (Supplementary files: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5)

  51. Tserevelakis G. J., Filippidis, G., Megalou E., Fotakis C. and Tavernarakis N. (2011) Cell tracking studies in live Caenorhabditis elegans embryos via Third Harmonic Generation imaging microscopy measurements. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 16: 046019/1-6.

  52. Krasagakis K., Metaxari M., Zervou M., Stathopoulos E. N., Eberle J., Kanitakis J., Georgoulias V., Kruger-Krasagakis S., Tavernarakis N. and Tosca A. D. (2011) Identification of the M541L sequence variation of the transmembrane Kit domain in Merkel cell carcinoma. Anticancer Research, 31: 807-811.

  53. Marino G., Morselli E., Bennetzen M. V., Eisenberg T., Megalou E., Schroeder S., Cabrera S., Benit P., Rustin P., Criollo A., Kepp O., Galluzzi L., Shen S., Malik S. A., Maiuri M. C., Horio Y., Lopez-Otin C., Andersen J. S., Tavernarakis N., Madeo F. and Kroemer G. (2011) Longevity-relevant regulation of autophagy at the level of the acetylproteome. Autophagy, 7: 647-649.

  54. Markaki M. and Tavernarakis N. (2011) The role of autophagy in genetic pathways influencing ageing. Biogerontology, 12: 377-386.

  55. Morselli E., Marino G., Bennetzen M., Eisenberg T., Megalou E., Schroeder S., Cabrera S., Benit P., Rustin P., Criollo A., Shen S., Kepp O., Maiuri C., Horio Y., Lopez-Otin C., Andersen J. S., Tavernarakis N., Madeo F., and Kroemer G. (2011) Spermidine and resveratrol induce autophagy by distinct pathways converging on the acetylproteome. Journal of Cell Biology, 192: 615-629.
        (Supplementary files: 1 | 2 | 3)

  56. Krasagakis K., Fragiadaki I., Metaxari M., Kruger-Krasagakis S., Tzanakakis G. N., Stathopoulos E. N., Eberle J., Tavernarakis N. and Tosca A. D. (2011) Kit receptor activation by autocrine and paracrine stem cell factor stimulates growth of merkel cell carcinoma in vitro. Journal of Cellular Physiology, 226: 1099-1109.

  57. Artal-Sanz M. and Tavernarakis N. (2010) Opposing function of mitochondrial prohibitin in aging. Aging, 2: 1004-1011.

  58. Markaki M. and Tavernarakis N. (2010) Modelling human diseases in Caenorhabditis elegans. Biotechnology Journal, 5: 1261-1276.

  59. Gessmann R., Kourtis N., Petratos K. and Tavernarakis N. (2010) Molecular modelling of mechanosensory ion channel structural and functional features. PLoS One, 5: e12814.

  60. Birk U. J., Rieckher M., Konstantinides N., Darrell A., Sarasa-Renedo A., Meyer H., Tavernarakis N. and Ripoll J. (2010) Correction for specimen movement and rotation errors for in vivo optical projection tomography. Biomedical Optics Express, 1: 87-96.

  61. Madeo F., Tavernarakis N. and Kroemer G. (2010) Can autophagy promote longevity? Nature Cell Biology, 12: 842-846.

  62. Tserevelakis G. J., Filippidis G., Krmpot A. J., Vlachos M., Fotakis C. and Tavernarakis N. (2010)  Imaging Caenorhabditis elegans embryogenesis by Third-Harmonic Generation microscopy. Micron, 41: 444-447.

  63. Vlachos M. and Tavernarakis N. (2010) Non-apoptotic cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans. Developmental Dynamics, 239: 1337-1351.

  64. Morselli E., Maiuri M. C., Markaki M., Megalou E., Pasparaki A., Palikaras K, Galluzzi L., Criollo A., Malik S. A., Madeo F., Tavernarakis N. and Kroemer G. (2010) Caloric restriction and resveratrol prolong longevity via the sirtuin-1 mediated induction of autophagy. Cell Death and Disease, 1: 1-10.

  65. Eisenberg T., Carmona-Gutierrez D., Buttner S., Tavernarakis N. and Madeo F. (2010) Necrosis in yeast. Apoptosis, 15: 257-268.

  66. Morselli E., Maiuri M. C., Markaki M., Megalou E., Pasparaki A., Palikaras K, Criollo A., Galluzzi L., Malik S. A., Vitale I., Michaud M., Madeo F., Tavernarakis N. and Kroemer G. (2010) The life span-prolonging effect of sirtuin-1 is mediated by autophagy. Autophagy, 6: 186-188.

  67. Liolios K., Chen A., Mavromatis K., Tavernarakis N., Hugenholtz P., Markowitz V. and Kyrpides N. C. (2010) The Genomes On Line Database (GOLD) in 2009: status of genomic and metagenomic projects and their associated metadata. Nucleic Acids Research, 38: D346-D354.

  68. Morselli E., Galluzzi L., Kepp O., Criollo A., Maiuri M. C., Tavernarakis N., Madeo F., and Kroemer G. (2009) Autophagy mediates pharmacological lifespan extension. Aging, 1: 961-970.

  69. Andreou A. M. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) SUMOylation and cell signalling. Biotechnology Journal, 4: 1740-1752.

  70. Artal-Sanz M. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) Prohibitin couples diapause signaling to mitochondrial energy metabolism during ageing in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature, 461: 793-797.
        (Supplementary material)
        See also: Nature Editor's summary

  71. Eisenberg T., Knauer H., Schauer A., Fussi H., Buttner S., Ruckenstuhl C., Carmona-Gutierrez D., Ring J., Schroder S., Antonacci L., Fahrenkrog B., Deszcz L., Hartl R., Magnes C., Sinner F., Schraml E., Criollo A., Megalou E., Weiskopf D., Laun P., Heeren G., Breitenbach M., Grubeck-Loebenstein B., Herker E., Frohlich K.-U., Tavernarakis N., Minois N., Kroemer G. and Madeo F. (2009) Induction of autophagy by spermidine promotes longevity. Nature Cell Biology, 11: 1305-1314.
        (Suppmementary information)
        See also: Nature Cell Biology News and Views | F1000 Biology evaluation

  72. Artal-Sanz M. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) Prohibitin and mitochondrial biology. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 20: 394-401.

  73. Filippidis G., Gualda E. J., Mari M., Troulinaki K., Fotakis C. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) In vivo imaging of cell morphology and cellular processes in Caenorhabditis elegans using non-linear phenomena. Micron, 40: 876-880.

  74. Filippidis G., Troulinaki K., Fotakis C. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) In vivo polarization-dependant Second and Third harmonic generation imaging of Caenorhabditis elegans pharyngeal muscles. Laser Physics, 19: 1475-1479.

  75. Rieckher M., Kourtis N., Pasparaki A. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) Transgenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Methods in Molecular Biology, 561: 21-39.

  76. Bazopoulou D. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) The NemaGENETAG initiative: large scale transposon insertion gene-tagging in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetica, 137: 39-46.

  77. Kourtis N. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) Cell-specific monitoring of protein synthesis in vivo. PLOS One, 4: e4547.
        (Supplementary material)

  78. Megalou E. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) Autophagy in Caenorhabditis elegans. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Molecular Cell Research, 1793: 1444-1451.

  79. Kourtis N. and Tavernarakis N. (2009) Autophagy and cell death in model organisms. Cell Death and Differentiation, 16: 21-30.

  80. Tavernarakis N. (2008) Editorial: Brain Matters. Biotechnology Journal, 3: 1459.

  81. Voglis G. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) A synaptic DEG/ENaC ion channel mediates learning in C. elegans by facilitating dopamine signalling. EMBO Journal, 27: 3288-3299.
        (Supplementary Material)

  82. 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: 270-275.

  83. 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: 810-814.

  84. 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: 810-814.

  85. 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: 676-687.
        (Supplementary material)
        See also: Nature Cell Biology News and Views | F1000 Biology evaluation

  86. Artal-Sanz M. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) Mechanisms of ageing and energy metabolism in Caenorhabditis elegans. IUBMB Life, 60: 315-322.

  87. Tavernarakis N. (2008) Ageing and the regulation of protein synthesis: A balancing act? Trends in Cell Biology, 18: 228-235.

  88. 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: 1113-1123.

  89. Samara C. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) Autophagy and cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 14: 97-115.

  90. 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: 141-150.

  91. Syntichaki P. Troulinaki K. and Tavernarakis N. (2007) Protein synthesis is a novel determinant of aging in Caenorhabditis elegans. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1119: 289-295.

  92. Liolios K., Mavromatis K., Tavernarakis N. and Kyrpides N. C. (2007) The Genomes On Line Database (GOLD) in 2007: status of genomic and metagenomic projects and their associated metadata. Nucleic Acids Research, 36: D475-479.

  93. Tsibidis G. D. and Tavernarakis N. (2007) Nemo: A computational tool for analyzing nematode locomotion. BMC Neuroscience, 8: 86-93.
        (Software and Supplementary material)

  94. Samara C., Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2008) Autophagy is required for necrotic cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans. Cell Death and Differentiation, 15: 105-112.
        (Supplementary material)

  95. Wong D., Bazopoulou D., Pujol N., Tavernarakis N. and Ewbank J. J. (2007) Genome-wide investigation reveals pathogen-specific and shared signatures in the response of C. elegans to infection. Genome Biology, 8: R194.
        (Supplementary files: 1 | 2 | 3)
        See also: F1000 Biology evaluation

  96. Tavernarakis N. (2007) Protein synthesis and aging: eIF4E and the soma vs. germline distinction. Cell Cycle, 6: 1168-1171.

  97. Tavernarakis N. (2007) Editorial: Diseases of the brain - neuronal function and dysfunction. Biotechnology Journal, 2: 517-518.

  98. Maiuri M. C., Le Toumelin G., Criollo A., Rain J.-C., Gautier F., Juin P., Tasdemir E., Pierron G., Troulinaki K., Tavernarakis N., Hickman J. A., Geneste O. and Kroemer G. (2007) Functional and physical interaction between Bcl-X(L) and a BH3-like domain in Beclin-1. EMBO Journal, 26: 2527-2539.
        (Supplementary Figures: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4)
        See also: F1000 Biology evaluation

  99. Tavernarakis N. (2007). Cardiomyocyte necrosis: Alternative mechanisms, effective interventions. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1773: 480-482.

  100. Syntichaki P. Troulinaki K. and Tavernarakis N. (2007) eIF4E function in somatic cells modulates ageing in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature, 445: 922-926.
        (Supplementary material)
        See also: Nature Editor's summary | Commentary in the Journal of Cell Biology

  101. Kourtis N. and Tavernarakis N. (2007) Non-developmentally programmed cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans. Seminars in Cancer Biology, 17: 122-133.

  102. Artal-Sanz M., de Jong L. and Tavernarakis N. (2006) Caenorhabditis elegans: A versatile platform for drug discovery. Biotechnology Journal, 1: 1405-1418.

  103. Lochnit G., Grabitzki J., Henkel B., Tavernarakis N. and Geyer R. (2006) First identification of a phosphorylcholine-substituted protein from Caenorhabditis elegans: isolation and characterization of the aspartyl protease ASP-6. Biological Chemistry, 387: 1487-1493.

  104. Voglis G. and Tavernarakis N. (2006) The role of synaptic ion channels in synaptic plasticity. EMBO Reports, 7: 1104-1110.

  105. Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2006) Signaling pathways regulating protein synthesis during ageing. Experimental Gerontology, 41: 1020-1025.

  106. Artal-Sanz M., Samara C., Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2006) Lysosomal biogenesis and function is critical for necrotic cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans. The Journal of Cell Biology, 173: 231-239.
        See also: Commentary in the Journal of Cell Biology

  107. Koukidou M., Klinakis A., Reboulakis C., Zagoraiou L., Tavernarakis N., Livadaras I., Economopoulos E. and Savakis C. (2006) Germline transformation of the olive fly Bactrocera oleae using a universal transgenesis marker. Insect Molecular Biology, 15: 95-103.

  108. Liolios K., Tavernarakis N., Hugenholtz P. and Kyrpides N. C. (2006) The Genomes On Line Database (GOLD) v.2: a monitor of Genome Projects world-wide. Nucleic Acids Research, 34: D332-D334.

  109. Syntichaki P., Samara C. and Tavernarakis N. (2005) The Vacuolar H+-ATPase mediates intracellular acidification required for neurodegeneration in C. elegans. Current Biology, 15: 1249-1254.
        (Supplementary material)

  110. Filippidis G., Kouloumentas C., Kapsokalyvas D., Voglis G, Tavernarakis N. and Papazoglou T. G. (2005) Imaging of Caenorhabditis elegans samples and sub-cellular localization of new generation photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy, using non-linear microscopy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 38: 2625-2632.

  111. Artal-Sanz M. and Tavernarakis N. (2005) Proteolytic mechanisms in necrotic cell death and neurodegeneration. FEBS Letters, 579: 3287-3296.

  112. Filippidis G., Kouloumentas C., Voglis G., Zacharopoulou F., Papazoglou T. G. and Tavernarakis N. (2005) Imaging of Caenorhabditis elegans neurons by second-harmonic generation and two-photon excitation fluorescence. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 10: 24015/1-8.

  113. Troulinaki K. and Tavernarakis N. (2005) Neurodegenerative Conditions Associated with Ageing: A Molecular Interplay? Mechanisms in Ageing and Development, 126: 23-33.

  114. Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2004) Genetic models of mechanotransduction: The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Physiological Reviews, 84: 1097-1153.

  115. Samara C. and Tavernarakis N. (2003) Calcium-dependent and aspartyl proteases in neurodegeneration and ageing in C. elegans. Ageing Research Reviews, 2: 451-471.

  116. Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2003) The biochemistry of neuronal necrosis: Rogue biology? Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 4: 672-684.

  117. Syntichaki P., Xu K., Driscoll M. and Tavernarakis N. (2002) Specific aspartyl and calpain proteases are required for neurodegeneration in C. elegans. Nature, 419: 939-944.
        (Supplementary material)
        See also: Science STKE Editors choice | F1000 Biology evaluation

  118. Gonos E. S., Agrafiotis D., Dondas A. S., Efthimiopoulos D., Galaris D., Karamanos N. K., Kletsas D., Koletas E., Panayotou G., Sekeri-Pataryas K. E, Simoes D., Sourlingas T. G., Stathakos D., Stratigos A. J., Tavernarakis N., Trougatos G. and Vynios D. H. (2002) Ageing research in Greece. Experimental Gerontology, 37: 735-74.

  119. Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2002) Death by necrosis: Uncontrollable catastrophe or is there order behind the chaos? EMBO Reports, 3: 604-609.
        (Supplementary material)

  120. Boutla A, Kalantidis K, Tavernarakis N, Tsagris M and Tabler M. (2002) Induction of RNA interference in Caenorhabditis elegans by RNAs derived from plants exhibiting post-transcriptional gene silencing. Nucleic Acids Research 30: 1688-1694.

  121. Tavernarakis N. and Driscoll M. (2001) Mechanotransduction in Caenorhabditis elegans: The role of DEG/ENaC ion channels. Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics, 35: 1-18.

  122. Tavernarakis N. and Driscoll M. (2002) Caloric restriction and lifespan: a role for protein turnover? Mechanisms in Aging and Development, 123: 215-229.

  123. Xu K., Tavernarakis N. and Driscoll M. (2001) Necrotic cell death in C. elegans requires the function of calreticulin and regulators of Ca2+ release from the endoplasmic reticulum. Neuron, 31: 957-971.
        See also: Science STKE Editors choice

  124. Tavernarakis N. and Driscoll M. (2001) Degenerins: At the core of the metazoan mechanotransducer? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 940: 28-41.

  125. Tavernarakis N., Everett J., Kyrpides N. and Driscoll M. (2001) Structural and functional features of the intracellular amino-termini of DEG/ENaC ion channels. Current Biology, 11: R205-R208.
        (Supplementary material)

  126. Driscoll M. and Tavernarakis N. (2000) Closing in on a mammalian touch receptor. Nature Neuroscience, 3: 7-9.

  127. Tavernarakis N., and Driscoll M. (2000) Caenorhabditis elegans degenerins and vertebrate ENaC ion channels contain an extracellular domain related to venom neurotoxins. Journal of Neurogenetics, 13: 257-264.

  128. Benos P., Tavernarakis N., Brogna S., Thireos G. and Savakis C. (2000) Acquisition of a potential marker for insect transformation: isolation of a novel alcohol dehydrogenase gene from Bactrocera oleae by functional complementation in yeast. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 263: 90-95.

  129. Tavernarakis N., Wang S. L., Dorovkov M., Ryazanof A. and Driscoll M. (2000) Heritable and inducible interference by dsRNA. Nature Genetics, 24: 180-183.

  130. Winnier A. R., Meir J. Y.-J., Ross J. M., Tavernarakis N., Driscoll M., Ishihara T., Katsoura I. and Miller D. M. III. (1999) Unc-4/UNC-37-dependent repression of motor neuron-specific genes controls synaptic choice in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genes and Development, 13: 2774-2786.

  131. Tavernarakis, N., Driscoll, M. and Kyrpides, N.C. (1999) The SPFH domain: a universal motif in stomatins and membrane-associated proteins implicated in regulating targeted protein turnover. Trends in Biochemical Sciences, 24: 425-427.

  132. Harbinder S., Tavernarakis N., Herndon L. A., Kinnell M., Xu S. Q., Fire A. and Driscoll M. (1997) Genetically targeted cell disruption in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 94: 13128-13133.

  133. Driscoll M. and Tavernarakis N. (1997) Molecules that mediate touch transduction in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Gravitational and Space Biology Bulletin, 10: 33-42.

  134. Tavernarakis N. and Thireos G. (1997) The DNA target sequence influences the dependence of the yeast transcriptional activator Gcn4 on co-factors. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 253: 766-769.

  135. Tavernarakis N. and Driscoll M. (1997) Molecular modeling of mechanotransduction in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Annual Reviews of Physiology, 59: 659-689.

  136. Tavernarakis N., Shreffler W., Wang S. L. and Driscoll M. (1997) unc-8, a member of the DEG/ENaC superfamily, encodes a subunit of a candidate stretch-gated motor neuron channel that modulates locomotion in C. elegans. Neuron, 18: 107-119.

  137. Tavernarakis N., Alexandraki D., Liodis P., Tzamarias D. and Thireos G. (1996) Gene overexpression reveals alternative mechanisms to induce GCN4 mRNA translation. Gene, 179: 271-277.

  138. Tavernarakis N. and Thireos G. (1996) Genetic evidence for functional specificity of the yeast Gcn2 kinase. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 251: 613-618.

  139. Katsoulou C., Tzermia M., Tavernarakis N. and Alexandraki, D. (1996) Sequence analysis of a 40.7 Kb segment from the left arm of yeast chromosome X revealed 14 known genes and 13 new open reading frames including homologues to genes clustered on the right arm of chromosome XI. Yeast, 12: 787-797.

  140. Tavernarakis N., Hatzidakis G., Vlatakis G. and Krambovitis E. (1995) Amplification and nonisotopic detection of specific DNA sequences in a single microtiter well. Serodiagnosis and Immunotherapy in Infectious Disease, 7: 202-206.

  141. Kyrpides N., Tavernarakis N., Papamatheakis J. and Thireos G.(1995) A transient GCN4 mRNA destabilization follows GCN4 translational derepression. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 270: 17317-17320.
        Equal contribution by Kyrpides N. and Tavernarakis N.

  142. Tavernarakis N. and Thireos G. (1995) Transcriptional interference mediated by GCN4 overexpression reveals multiple mechanisms for the mediation of transcriptional activation. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 247: 571-578.

  143. Tavernarakis N. and Thireos G. (1995) A recombinatorial method useful for cloning dominant alleles in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nucleic Acids Research, 23: 537-538.

  144. Tavernarakis N., Triantafyllaki A., Hatzakis E. and Krambovitis E. (1993) Detection of anti-Rev antibodies in human immunodeficiency virus type-1 patients using a recombinant 18kD Rev protein. Serodiagnosis and Immunotherapy in Infectious Disease, 5: 117-121.