Key Publications: Vassiliki Nikoletopoulou

Vassiliki Nikoletopoulou

Key Publications

1: Nikoletopoulou, V., and Tavernarakis, N. (2018). Autophagy at the Synapse. Trends in Cell Biology

2: Nikoletopoulou, V., Sidiropoulou, K., Kallergi, E., Dalezios, Y., and Tavernarakis, N. (2017) Modulation of autophagy by BDNF mediates synaptic plasticity. Cell Metabolism (DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.06.005)

3: Nikoletopoulou, V., Papandreou, M.E. and Tavernarakis, N. (2014). Autophagy in neuronal physiology and pathology.  Cell death and Differentiation.

4: Nikoletopoulou, V., Kyriakakis, E. and Tavernarakis, N. (2013). Cellular and molecular longevity pathways: the old and the new. Trends Endocrinology Metabolism, PMID:24388148

5: Nikoletopoulou, V., Markaki, M., Palikaras, K., Tavernarakis N. (2013) Crosstalk between apoptosis, necrosis and autophagy. Biochim Biophys Acta. [Epub ahead of print].

6: Kourtis, N., Nikoletopoulou, V., and Tavernarakis, N. (2012) Small heat shock proteins protect from heat stroke-associated neurodegeneration. Nature 490(7419):213-8.

7: Dekkers, M., Nikoletopoulou, V. and Barde, Y. A. (2013) Death of developing neurons: new insights and implications for connectivity. JCB 203(3):385-93.

8: Nikoletopoulou, V., Frade, J.-M., Rencurel, C., Lickert, H., Giallonardo, P., Bibel, M.,  Barde, Y.-A.  (2010) Neurotrophin receptors TrkA and TrkC, but not TrkB, induce neuronal apoptosis during development. Nature 467, 59-63. 

9: Tiwari, V.K., Burger, L.*, Nikoletopoulou, V.*, Deogracias, R., Thakurela, S., Wirbelauer, C., Kaut, J., Terranova, R., Hoerner, L., Mielke, C., Boege, F., Murr, R., Peters, A.H., Barde, Y.A., Schuebeler, D. (2012) Target genes of Topoisomerase IIb regulate neuronal survival and are defined by their chromatin state.  PNAS 109, 934-43.

10: Nikoletopoulou, V., Plachta, N., Allen, N.D:, Pinto L., Götz, M. and Barde, Y.-A. (2007) Neurotrophin receptor-mediated death of misspecified neurons generated from embryonic stem cells lacking Pax6. Cell Stem Cell 1, 529-540.