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  1. Borbolis F., Flessa CM., Roumelioti F., Diallinas G., Stravopodis D. and Syntichaki P. (2017). Neuronal function of the mRNA decapping complex determines survival of Caenorhabditis elegans at high temperature through temporal regulation of heterochronic gene expression. Open Biol, 7: 160313. DOI: 10.1098/rsob.160313
  2. Borbolis F. and Syntichaki P. (2015). Cytoplasmic mRNA turnover and ageing. Mech Ageing Dev, 152: 32-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.mad.2015.09.006 
  3. Fasseas MK., Fragopoulou AF., Manta AK., Skouroliakou A., Vekrellis K., Margaritis LH. and Syntichaki P.(2015). Response of Caenorhabditis elegans to wireless devices radiation exposure. Int J Radiat Biol, 91(3): 286-93. DOI: 10.3109/09553002.2014.995384
  4. Rousakis A., Vlanti A., Borbolis F., Roumelioti F., Kapetanou M. and Syntichaki P. (2014). Diverse functions of mRNA metabolism factors in stress defense and aging of Caenorhabditis elegans. PLOS ONE, 9: e103365. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103365
  5. Vlanti A., Rousakis A. and Syntichaki P. (2013). Editorial: GCN2 and TOR converge on aging, Aging -US, 5(8):584-585. DOI: 10.18632/aging.100586
  6. Rousakis A., Vlassis A., Vlanti A., Patera S., Thireos G. and Syntichaki P. (2013). The general control nonderepressible-2 kinase mediates stress response and longevity induced by target of rapamycin inactivation in Caenorhabditis elegans. Aging Cell, 12: 742-751. DOI: 10.1111/acel.12101
  7. Fasseas MK., Fasseas C., Mountzouris KC. And Syntichaki P. (2013). Effects of Lactobacillus salivarius, Lactobacillus reuteri and Pediococcus acidilactici on the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans include possible anti-tumor activity. Appl Microbiol Biot, 97: 2109-2118. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-012-4357-9
  8. Samara C., Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2008). Autophagy is required for necrotic cell death in C. elegans. Cell Death Differ, 15: 105-112. DOI: 10.1038/sj.cdd.4402231
  9. Syntichaki P., Troulinaki K. and Tavernarakis N. (2007). Protein synthesis is a novel determinant of aging in Caenorhabditis elegans. In Molecular mechanisms and models of aging, Wiley-Blackwell, ed. (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Book 64) Vol. 1119, pp. 289-295. DOI: 10.1196/annals.1404.001
  10. Syntichaki P., Troulinaki K. and Tavernarakis N. (2007). eIF4E function in somatic cells modulates ageing in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature, 445: 922-926. DOI: 10.1038/nature05603
  11. Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2006). Signaling pathways regulating protein synthesis during ageing. Exp Gerontol, 41: 1020-1025. DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2006.05.014
  12. Artal-Sanz M., Samara C., Syntichaki P. and Tavernarakis N. (2006). Lysosomal biogenesis and function is critical for necrotic cell death in C. elegans. J Cell Biol, 173: 231-239. IF= 8.784, Total Citations=71. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.200511103
  13. Syntichaki P., Samara C. and Tavernarakis N. (2005). The Vacuolar H+-ATPase mediates intracellular acidification required for neurodegeneration in C. elegans. Curr Biol, 15: 1249-1254. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2005.05.057
  14. Tavernarakis N., Syntichaki P., Samara C. and Troulinaki K. (2005). Biochemical pathways mediating necrotic cell death and neurodegeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans. FEBS J, 272: 178.
  15. Syntichaki P. and Τavernarakis N. (2004). Genetic models of mechanotransduction: The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Physiol Rev, 84: 1097-1153. DOI: 10.1152/physrev.00043.2003
  16. Syntichaki P. and Τavernarakis N. (2003). The biochemistry of neuronal necrosis: Rogue biology? Nat Rev Neurosci, 4: 672-684. DOI: 10.1038/nrn1174
  17. Syntichaki P., Xu K., Driscoll M. and Τavernarakis N. (2002). Specific aspartyl and calpain proteases are required for neurodegeneration in C. elegans. Nature, 419: 939-944. DOI: 10.1038/nature01108
  18. Syntichaki P. and Τavernarakis N. (2002).  Death by necrosis: Uncontrollable catastrophe, or is there order behind the chaos. EMBO Rep, 3: 604-609. DOI: 10.1093/embo-reports/kvf138
  19. Syntichaki P., Topalidou I. and Thireos G. (2000). The Gcn5 bromodomain co-ordinates nucleosome remodeling. Nature, 404: 414-417. DOI: 10.1038/35006136
  20. Syntichaki P. and Thireos G. (1998). The Gcn5.Ada Complex Potentiates the Histone Acetyltransferase Activity of Gcn5. J Biol Chem, 273: 24414-24419. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.273.38.24414
  21. Syntichaki K.M., Loulakakis K.A. and Roubelakis-Angelakis K.A. (1996). The amino acid sequence similarity of plant glutamate dehydrogenase with the extremophilic archaeal enzyme conforms to its stress related function. Gene, 168: 87-92. DOI: 10.1016/0378-1119(96)83097-6