publications

Kafatos, F. C., Efstratiadis, A., Goldsmith, M. R., Jones, C. W.,á ╠aniatis, T., Regier, J. C., Rodakis, G. C., Rosenthal, N., Sim, G. K., Thireos, G. and Villa-Komaroff, L. (1978). The developmentally regulated multigene families encoding chorion proteins in Silkmoths. In Differentiation and Development, ╠iami Winter Symposia, vol. 15 (F. Ahmad, J. Schultz, T. R. Rusell and R. Werner, eds). Academic Press, NY pp. 299-315.

Jones, C. W., Rosenthal, N., Rodakis, G. C. and Kafatos, F. C. (1979). Evolution of two major multigene families as inferred from cloned cDNA and protein sequences. Cell 18: 1317-1332.

Rodakis, G. C., Moschonas, N. K. and Kafatos, F. C. (1982). Evolution of a multigene family of chorion proteins in silkmoths. Mol. Cell. Biol. 2: 554-563.

Rodakis, G. C. and Kafatos, F. C. (1982). Origin of evolutionary novelty in proteins: How a high-cysteine chorion protein has evolved. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 79: 3551-3555.

Lecanidou, R., Eickbush, T. H., Rodakis, G. C. and Kafatos F. C. (1983). Novel B family sequence from an early chorion cDNA library of Bombyx mori. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 80: 1955-1959.

Hamodrakas, S. J., Paulson, J. R., Rodakis, G. C. and Kafatos F. C. (1983). X-ray diffraction studies of a silkmoth chorion. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 5: 149-153.

Tsitilou, S. G., Rodakis, G. C., Alexopoulou, M., Kafatos, F. C., Ito, K. and Iatrou, K. (1983). Structural features of B family chorion sequences in the silkmoth Bombyx mori, and their evolutionary implications. EMBO J. 2: 1845-1852.

Rodakis, G. C., Moschonas, N. K., Regier, J. C. and Kafatos, F. C. (1983). The B multigene family of chorion proteins in Saturniid silkmoths. J. Mol. Evol. 19: 322-332.

Rodakis, G. C., Lecanidou, R. and Eickbush, T. H. (1984). Diversity in chorion multigene family created by tandem duplications and a putative gene - conversion event. J. Mol. Evol. 20: 265-273.

Eickbush, T. H., Rodakis, G. C., Lecanidou, R. and Kafatos, F. C. (1985). A complex set of early chorion DNA sequences from Bombyx mori. Developmental Biology 112: 368-376.

Lecanidou, R., Rodakis, G. C., Eickbush, T. H. and Kafatos, F. C. (1986). Evolution of the silk moth chorion gene superfamily: Gene families CA and CB. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 83: 6514-6518.

Kafatos, F. C., Spoerel, N., Mitsialis, S. A., Nguyen, H. T., Romano, C., Lingappa, J. R., Mariani, B. D., Rodakis, G. C., Lecanidou, R. and Tsitilou, S. G. (1987).á Developmental control and evolution in the chorion gene families of insects. Advances in Geneticsá 24: 223-242.

Hibner, B. L., Burke, W. D., Lecanidou, R., Rodakis, G. C. and Eickbush, T. H. (1988). Organization and expression of three genes from the silkmoth early chorion locus. Developmental Biology 125: 423-431.

Lecanidou, R. and Rodakis, G. C. (1992). Three copies of the early gene 6F6 are interspersed in and around the late chorion gene cluster of Bombyx mori. J. Mol. Evol. 34: 304-314.

Rodakis, G. C. and Lecanidou, R. (1992). The possible evolutionary significance of repeat elements near and within an early chorion gene in the late chorion locus of Bombyx mori. J. Mol. Evol. 34: 315-323.

Lecanidou, R., Douris, V. and Rodakis, G. C. (1994). Novel features of metazoan mtDNA revealed from sequence analysis of three mitochondrial DNA segments of the land snail Albinaria turrita (Gastropoda: Clausiliidae). J. Mol. Evol. 38: 369-382.

Kravariti, L., Lecanidou, R. and Rodakis, G. C. (1995). Sequence analysis of a small early chorion gene subfamily interspersed within the late gene locus of Bombyx mori. J. Mol. Evol. 41: 24-33.

Douris, V., Rodakis, G. C., Giokas, S., Mylonas, M. and Lecanidou, R. (1995). Mitochondrial DNA and morphological differentiation of Albinaria populations (Gastropoda: Clausiliidae). J. Moll. Studies 61: 65-78.

Hatzoglou, E., Lecanidou, R. and Rodakis, G. C. (1995). Complete sequence and gene organization of the mitochondrial genome of the land snail Albinaria coerulea. Genetics 140: 1353-1366.

Douris, V., Giokas, S., Lecanidou, R., Mylonas, R. and Rodakis, G. C. (1998). Phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial DNA and morphological characters suggest a need for taxonomic re-evaluation within the Alopiinae (Gastropoda: Clausiliidae). J. Moll. Studies 64: 81-92.

Douris, V., Cameron, R. A. D., Rodakis, G. C. and Lecanidou, R. (1998). Mitochondrial phylogeography of the land snail Albinaria in Crete: Long-term geologic and short-term vicariance effects. Evolution 52: 116-125.

Kravariti, L., Thomas, J.-L., Sourmeli, S., Rodakis, G. C., Mauchamp, B. Chavancy, G. and Lecanidou, R. (2001). The biolistic method as a tool for testing the differencial activity of putative silkmoth chorion gene promoters. Ins. Bioch. Mol. Biol. 31: 473-479.

Cao, L., Kenchington, E., Zouros, E. and Rodakis, G. C. (2004). Evidence that the large non-coding sequence is the main control region of maternally and paternally transmitted mitochondrial genomes of the marine mussel (Mytilus spp). Genetics 137: 835-850.

Mizi, A., Moschonas, N., Zouros, E. and Rodakis, G. C. (2005). The complete maternal and paternal mitochondrial genomes of the Mediterranean mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis: Implications for the Doubly Uniparental Inheritance mode of mtDNA. Mol. Biol. Evol. 22: 952-967.

Mizi, A., Zouros, E. and Rodakis, G. C. (2006). Multiple events are responsible for an insertion in a paternally inherited mtDNA of the mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis. Genetics 172: 2695-2698.

Venetis, C., Theologidis, I., Zouros, E. and Rodakis, G. C. (2006). No evidence for presence of maternal mitochondrial DNA in the sperm of Mytilus galloprovincialis males. Proc. Roy. Soc. B 273: 2483-2489.

Rodakis, G. C., Cao, L., Mizi, A., Kenchington, E. and Zouros, E. (2007). Nucleotide content gradients in the maternal and paternal mitochondrial genomes of Mytilus galloprovincialis. J. Mol. Evol. 65: 124-136.

Douris, V., Giokas, S., Thomaz, D., Lecanidou, R. and Rodakis, G. C. (2007). Inference of evolutionary patterns of the land snail Albinaria in the Aegean archipelago: is vicariance enough? Mol. Phyl. Evol. 44: 1224-1236.

Venetis, C., Theologidis, I., Zouros, E. and Rodakis, G. C. (2007). A mitochondrial genome with a reversed transmission route in the Mediterranean mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis. Gene 406: 79-90.

Ieremiadou, F. and Rodakis, G. C. (2009). Correlation of the 4977 bp mitochondrial DNA deletion with human sperm dysfunction. BMC Res. Notes 2:18.

Cao, L., Ort, B. S., Mizi, A., Pogson, G., Kenchington, E., Zouros, E. and Rodakis, G. C. (2009). The control region of maternally and paternally inherited mitochondrial genomes of three species of the sea mussel genus Mytilus. Genetics 181: 1045-1056.

Giokas, S., Thomaz, D., Douris, V., Lecanidou, R. and Rodakis, G. C. (2010). 5000 years of molecular evolution in a human transported land snail popuşlation. J. Moll. Stud. 76: 49-56.

Kyriakou, E., Zouros, E. and Rodakis, G. C. (2010). The atypical presence of the paternal mitochondrial DNA in somatic tissues of male and female individuals of the blue mussel species Mytilus galloprovincialis. BMC Res. Notes 3:222.

Ladoukakis, E. D., Theologidis, I., Rodakis, G. C. and Zouros, E. (2011). Homologous recombination between highly diverged mitochondrial sequences: Examples from maternally and paternally transmitted genomes. Mol. Biol. Evol. 28: 1847-1859.

Chatzoglou, E., E. Kyriakou, E. Zouros and G. C. Rodakis. (2013). The mRNAs of maternally and paternally inherited mtDNAs of the mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis: start/end points and polycistronic transcripts. Gene. 520: 156-165.

Kyriakou, E., Kravariti, L., Zouros, E. and Rodakis, G. C. (2013). Sex-specific mtDNA-protein interactions in a system of obligatory biparental mtDNA inheritance and the exceptional role of perinuclear mitochondria. FEBS JOURNAL 280: 260-260.

Kyriakou, E., E. Chatzoglou, E. Zouros and Rodakis, G. C. (2014). The rRNA and tRNA transcripts of maternally and paternally inherited mtDNAs of Mytilus galloprovincialis suggest presence of a Ĺdegradosomeĺ in mussel mitochondria and necessitate the re-annotation of the l-rRNA/CR boundary. Gene. 540: 78-85

Kyriakou, E., E. Chatzoglou, G. C. Rodakis and Zouros, E. (2014). Does the ORF in the control region of Mytilus mtDNA code for a protein product?. Gene. 546: 448-450.

Kyriakou, E., L. Kravariti, T. Vasilopoulos, E. Zouros and Rodakis, G. C. (2015). A protein binding site in the M mitochondrial genome of Mytilus is essential for its paternal transmission. Gene. 562: 83-94.

 

Created by: Eleni Kyriakou

BOOKS

Rodakis, G.C. (2000). Evolution. Hellenic Open University, ed., ISBN: 960-538-243-1.

 

Rodakis, G.C. (2001). Introduction to Evolutionary Biology. Litsas Medical Publications, ed., ISBN: 960-372-049-6

 

NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS

School of science

Faculty of biology

Department of biochemistry and molecular biology

 

Molecular Biology and Evolution Laboratory

 

áProfessor George C. Rodakis