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  1. Chatzopoulou, F., M. Sanmartin, I. Mellidou, I. Pateraki, A. Koukounaras, G. Tanou, M.S. Kalamaki, S. Veljović-Jovanović, T.C. Antić, S. Kostas, P. Tsouvaltzis, R. Grumet, A.K. Kanellis. 2020. Silencing of ascorbate oxidase results in reduced growth, altered ascorbic acid levels and ripening pattern in melon fruit. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. Elsevier Masson.

  2. Straeten, D.V.D., A.K. Kanellis, P. Kalaitzis, M. Bouzayen, C. Chang, A. Mattoo, J.S. Zhang. 2020. Ethylene Biology and Beyond: Novel Insights in the Ethylene Pathway and Its Interactions. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11. Frontiers Media SA.

  3. Papaefthimiou, D., G. Diretto, O.C. Demurtas, P. Mini, P. Ferrante, G. Giuliano, A.K. Kanellis. 2019. Heterologous production of labdane-type diterpenes in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Phytochemistry. 167: 112082. Pergamon.

  4. Mellidou, I., E.C Georgiadou, D. Kaloudas, P. Kalaitzis, V. Fotopoulos, A.K. Kanellis. 2019. Vitamins (Chapter 17). Postharvest Physiology and Biochemistry of Fruits and Vegetables. 359-383. Woodhead Publishing.

  5. Mellidou, I., A. Koukounaras, F. Chatzopoulou, S. Kostas and A.K. Kanellis. 2017. Plant Vitamin C: One Single Molecule with a Plethora of Roles. Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry and Human Health, 2nd Edition. 463-498.

  6. Mellidou, I. and A.K. Kanellis. 2017. Genetic control of ascorbic acid biosynthesis and recycling in horticultural crops. Frontiers in chemistry 5: 50

  7. Ioannidi, E., S. Rigas, D. Tsitsekian, G. Daras, A. Alatzas, A. Makris, G. Tanou, A. Argiriou, D. Alexandrou, S. Poethig, P. Hatzopoulos and A.K. Kanellis. 2016. Trichome patterning control involves TTG1 interaction with SPL transcription factors. Plant molecular biology, 92 (6): 675-687

  8. Scheler, U., W. Brandt, A. Porzel, K. Rothe, D. Manzano, D. Božić, D. Papaefthimiou, G.U. Balcke, A. Henning, S. Lohse, S. Marillonnet, A.K. Kanellis, A. Ferrer and A. Tissier. 2016. Elucidation of the biosynthesis of carnosic acid and its reconstitution in yeast. Nature communications 7: 12942 (PDF)

  9. Trikka F.A., A. Nikolaidis, C. Ignea, A. Tsaballa, L.A. Tziveleka, E. Ioannou, V. Roussis, E.A. Stea, D. Božić, A. Argiriou, A.K. Kanellis, S.C. Kampranis and A.M. Makris. 2015. Combined metabolome and transcriptome profiling provides new insights into diterpene biosynthesis in S. pomifera glandular trichomes. BMC genomics, 16 (1): 935

  10. Božić D., D. Papaefthimiou, K. Brückner, Ric CH De Vos, C.A. Tsoleridis, D. Katsarou, A. Papanikolaou, I. Pateraki, F.M. Chatzopoulou, E. Dimitriadou, S. Kostas, D. Manzano, U. Scheler, A. Ferrer, A. Tissier, A.M. Makris, S.C. Kampranis and A.K. Kanellis. 2015. Towards elucidating carnosic acid biosynthesis in Lamiaceae: functional characterization of the three first steps of the pathway in Salvia fruticosa and Rosmarinus officinalis. Public Library of Science One, 10(5):e0124106

  11. Ignea, C., E. Ioannou, P. Georgantea, S. Loupassaki, F.A. Trikka, A.K. Kanellis, A.M. Makris, V. Roussis and S.C. Kampranis. 2015. Reconstructing the chemical diversity of labdane-type diterpene biosynthesis in yeast. Metabolic engineering, 28:91-103

  12. Kostopoulou, Z., I. Therios, E. Roumeliotis, A.K. Kanellis and A. Molassiotis. 2015. Melatonin combined with ascorbic acid provides salt adaptation in Citrus aurantium L. seedlings. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 86:155-165 (PDF)

  13. Ignea, C., F.A. Trikka, A.K. Nikolaidis, P. Georgantea, E. Ioannou, S. Loupassaki, P. Kefalas, A.K. Kanellis, V. Roussis, A.M. Makris and S.C. Kampranis. 2015. Efficient diterpene production in yeast by engineering Erg20p into a geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase. Metabolic engineering, 27:65-75 (PDF)

  14. Kanellis, A.K. and G. Manganaris. 2014. Antioxidants and bioactive compounds in fruits. Fruit Ripening: Physiology, Signalling and Genomics, eds P. Nath, M. Bouzayen, AK Mattoo, and JC Pech (CABI), 99-126. (PDF)

  15. Papaefthimiou, D., A. Papanikolaou, V. Falara, S. Givanoudi, S. Kostas and A.K. Kanellis. 2014. Genus Cistus: a model for exploring labdane-type diterpenes' biosynthesis and a natural source of high value products with biological, aromatic, and pharmacological properties. Frontiers in chemistry, 2:35

  16. Brückner K., D. Manzano, D. Papaefthimiou, I. Pateraki, U. Scheler, A. Ferrer, Ric C.H. de Vos, A.K. Kanellis and A. Tissier. 2014. Characterization of two genes for the biosynthesis of abietane-type diterpenes in rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) glandular trichomes. Phytochemistry, 101:52-64

  17. Fotopoulos V. and A.K. Kanellis. 2013. Altered apoplastic ascorbate redox state in tobacco plants via ascorbate oxidase overexpression results in delayed dark-induced senescence in detached leaves. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 73:154-160 (PDF)

  18. Kanellis, A.K. and G.A. Manganaris. 2013. Antioxidants and bioactive compounds in fruits, In: Pravendra Nath, Mondher Bouzayen, Autar K. Mattoo and Jean Claude Pech (eds), Fruit ripening: Physiology, Signalling and Genomics, CABI, Nosworthyway, Willingford, Oxfordshire, UK, pp (in press).

  19. Ignea, C., F.A. Trikka, I. Kourtzelis, A. Argiriou, A.K. Kanellis, S.C. Kampranis and A.M. Makris, 2012. Positive genetic interactors of HMG2 identify a new set of genetic perturbations for improving sesquiterpene production in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Microbial Cell Factories 2012, 11(1):162

  20. Mellidou, I., J. Keulemans, A.K. Kanellis and M. W. Davey. 2012. Regulation of fruit ascorbic acid concentrations during ripening in high and low vitamin C tomato cultivars. BMC Plant Biology 2012, 12(1):239

  21. Kanellis, A.K. and G.A. Manganaris. 2012. Contribution of Molecular Biotechnology and Analytical Approaches to Understanding and Enhancing the Bio-fortification of Horticultural Crops with Health-Promoting Substances. LATIFAH MOHD NOR, Editor, Proc. 7th International Postharvest Symposium - IPS 2012 (Acta Horticulturae), 797-800.

  22. Falara, V., G.A. Manganaris, F. Ziliotto, A. Manganaris, C. Bonghi, A. Ramina and A.K. Kanellis. 2011. A ß-D-xylosidase and a PR-4B precursor identified as genes accounting for differences in peach cold storage tolerance. Functional & Integrative Genomics, 11(2): 357-368; DOI 10.1007/s10142-010-0204-1 (PDF)

  23. Falara, V., E. Pichersky and A.K. Kanellis. 2010. A copalol-8-ol diphosphate synthase from the angiosperm Cistus creticus subsp. creticus is a putative key enzyme for the formation of pharmacologically active, oxygen-containing labdane-type diterpenes. Plant Physiology 154(1): 301–310. (PDF)

  24. Pateraki, I. and A.K. Kanellis. 2010. Stress and developmental responses of terpenoid biosynthetic genes in Cistus creticus subsp. creticus. Plant Cell Reports 29(6):629–641.(PDF)

  25. Chatzopoulou, F.M., A.M. Makris, A. Argiriou, J. Degenhardt, and A.K. Kanellis. 2010. EST analysis and annotation of transcripts derived from a trichome specific cDNA library from Salvia fruticosa. Plant Cell Reports 29(5):523–534.(PDF)

  26. Fan, J., Y.W Yang, X. Gao, W. Deng, V. Falara, A.K. Kanellis, Z.G. Li. 2009. Expression of a senescence-associated cysteine protease gene related to peel pitting of navel orange (Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck). Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, 98(3):281–289.

  27. Kalamaki, M. S., G. Merkouropoulos and A.K. Kanellis. 2009. Can ornithine accumulation modulate abiotic stress tolerance in Arabidopsis? Plant Signaling & Behavior 4(11): 1-3. ( Ή 1099-1101)

  28. Gao, X., Z.G. Li, J. Fan, Y.W. Yang V. Falara and A.K. Kanellis. 2009. Molecular cloning and expression of an expansin-like gene in ‘Navel’ orange fruit during postharvest stresses. Plant Growth Regulation, 59 (1): 13-19; doi:10.1007/s10725-009-9383-y

  29. Kalamaki, M. S., D. Alexandrou, D. Lazari, G. Merkouropoulos, V. Fotopoulos, I. Pateraki, A. Aggelis, A. Lόpez Carrillo, M.J. Rubio Cabetas and A.K. Kanellis. 2009. Over-expression of a tomato N-acetyl-l-glutamate synthase gene (SlNAGS1) in Arabidopsis thaliana results in high ornithine levels and increased tolerance in salt and drought stresses. Journal of Experimental Botany, 60(6): 1859-1871; doi:10.1093/jxb/erp072. (PDF)

  30. Ioannidi, E., M.S. Kalamaki, C. Engineer, I. Pateraki, D. Alexandrou, I. Mellidou, J. Giovannonni and A.K. Kanellis. 2009. Expression profiling of ascorbic acid-related genes during tomato fruit development and ripening and in response to stress conditions. Journal of Experimental Botany 60 (2): 663–678. (PDF)

  31. Falara V., V. Fotopoulos, T. Margaritis, T. Anastasaki, I. Pateraki, A.M. Bozabalidis, D. Kafetzopoulos, C. Demetzos, E. Pichersky and A.K. Kanellis. 2008. Transcriptome analysis approaches for the isolation of trichome-specific genes from the medicinal plant Cistus creticus subsp. creticus. Plant Molecular Biology 68(6): 633-51.

  32. Munné-Bosch, S.V. Falara, I. Pateraki, M. López-Carbonell, J. Cela and A.K. Kanellis. 2008. Physiological and molecular responses of the isoprenoid biosynthetic pathway in a drought-resistant Mediterranean shrub, Cistus creticus exposed to water deficit. Journal of Plant Physiology 166: 136-145.

  33. Barbehenn, R.V., A. Jaros, L. Yip, L. Tran, A.K. Kanellis, and C. P. Constabel. 2008. Evaluating ascorbate oxidase as a plant defense against leaf-chewing insects using transgenic poplar. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34 (10): 1331-1340

  34. Pateraki, I. and A.K. Kanellis. 2008. Isolation and functional analysis of two Cistus creticus cDNAs encoding geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase. Phytochemistry 69 (8):1641–1652. (PDF)

  35. Fotopoulos V., M.C. De Tullio, J. Barnes and A.K. Kanellis. 2008. Altered stomatal dynamics in ascorbate oxidase over-expressing tobacco plants suggest a role for dehydroascorbate signalling. Journal of Experimental Botany, 59(4):729–737. (PDF)

  36. Pasentsis, K., V. Falara, I. Pateraki, D. Gerasopoulos, and A.K. Kanellis. 2007. Identification and expression profiling of low-oxygen regulated genes from Citrus flavedo tissues using RT-PCR differential display. Journal of Experimental Botany 58(8):2203-2216. (PDF)

  37. Sanmartin, A. M., Pateraki, I., Chatzopoulou, F. and A.K. Kanellis. 2007. Differential expression of the ascorbate oxidase multigene family during fruit development and in response to stress. Planta, 225(4):873–885. (PDF)

  38. Fotopoulos V., Sanmartin, M., and A.K. Kanellis. 2006. Effect of ascorbate oxidase over-expression on ascorbate recycling gene expression in response to agents imposing oxidative stress. Journal of Experimental Botany 57(14):3933–3943. (PDF)

  39. Loulakakis, C.A., M. Hassan, D. Gerasopoulos and A.K. Kanellis. 2006.  Effects of low oxygen on in vitro translation products of poly (A)+ RNA, cellulase and alcohol dehydrogenase expression in preclimacteric and ripening-initiated avocado fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology 39(1):29-37. (PDF)

  40. Pateraki, I., A. M. Sanmartin, M. S. Kalamaki, D. Gerasopoulos and A.K. Kanellis. 2004. Molecular characterization and expression studies during melon fruit development and ripening of l-galactono-1,4-lactone dehydrogenase. Journal of Experimental Botany 55(403):1623-1633. (PDF)

  41. Pateraki, I., and A.K. Kanellis.  2004. Isolation of high-quality nucleic acids from  Cistus creticus spp. creticus and other medicinal plants.  Analytical Biochemistry 328(1):90-92. (PDF)

  42. Porat, R, K. Pasentsis, D. Rozenzvieg, D. Gerasopoulos, V. Falara, A. Samach, S. Lurie and A.K. Kanellis. 2004. Isolation of a dehydrin cDNA from orange and grapefruit citrus fruit that is specifically induced by the combination of heat followed by chilling temperatures. Physiologia Plantarum 120(2):256-264. (PDF)

  43. Sanmartin, M., P.D. Drogoudi, T. Lyons, I.Pateraki, J. Barnes and A.K. Kanellis. 2003.  Over-expression of ascorbate oxidase in the apoplast of transgenic tobacco results in altered ascorbate and glutathione redox states and increased sensitivity to ozone. Planta 216(6):918-928. (PDF)

  44. Al-Madhoun, A.M. Sanmartin and A.K. Kanellis. 2003. Expression of ascorbate oxidase isoenzymes in cucurbits and during development and ripening of melon fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology 27:137-146. (PDF)

  45. El-Mir, M., D. Gerasopoulos, I. Metzidakis, A.K. Kanellis. 2001.  Hypoxic acclimation prevents avocado mesocarp injury caused by subsequent exposure to extreme low oxygen atmospheres. Postharvest Biology and Technology 23(3):215-226. (PDF)

  46. Ververidis, P., F. Davrazou, G. Diallinas, D. Georgakopoulos, A.K. Kanellis and N.J. Panopoulos. 2001. A novel putative reductase (Cpd1p) and the multidrug exporter Snq2p are involved in resistance to cercosporin and other singlet oxygen-generating photosensitizers in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  Current Genetics 39(3): 127-136. (PDF)

  47. Antunes, M.D.C., I. Pateraki, P., A.K. Kanellis and E.M. Sfakiotakis. 2000.  Differential effects of low temperature inhibition on the propylene induced autocalysis of ethylene production and respiration on ripening of "Hayward" kiwifruit.  Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 75(5): 575-580. (PDF)

  48. Davey, M. W., M. Van Montagu, D. Inze, M. Sanmartin, A.K. Kanellis, N. Smirnoff, F.F. Benzie, J.J. Strain, J. Fletcher, D. Favell. 2000. Plant L-Ascorbic Acid: Chemistry, Function, Metabolism, Bioavailability and Effects of Processing. Journal Science of Food and Agriculture 80(7):825-860. (PDF)

  49. Kanellis, A.K., C. Chang, H. Klee, A.B. Bleecker, J.P. Pech and D. Grierson. (eds.) 1999. Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene II, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp 462

  50. Diallinas, G., I. Pateraki, M. Sanmartin, A. Scossa, E. Stylianou, N. Panopoulos and A.K. Kanellis. 1997.  Melon ascorbate oxidase: cloning of a multigene family, induction during fruit development and repression by wounding.  Plant Molecular Biology 34(5):759-770. (PDF)

  51. Solomos, T. and A.K. Kanellis. 1997. Hypoxia and fruit ripening. Biology and biotechnology of the plant hormone ethylene, pp 239-252

  52. Kanellis, A.K., C. Chang, H. Kende and D. Grierson. (eds.) 1997.  Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

  53. Loulakakis, K.A., K.A. Roubelakis-Angelakis and A.K. Kanellis. 1996. Isolation of functional RNA from grapevine tissues poor in nucleic acid content. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 47(2):181-185

  54. Kanellis, A.K. and G. Diallinas. 1995. Developmental and ripening regulation of gene expression of phenylpropanoid biosynthetic enzymes in melon fruit. Postharvest Physiology, Pathology and Technologies for Horticultural Commodities: Recent Advances, Agadir (Maroc), 16-21 Jan 1994.

  55. Diallinas, G. and A.K. Kanellis. 1994. A phenylalanine ammonia-lyase gene from melon fruit: cDNA cloning, sequence and expression in response to development and wounding. Plant molecular biology 26 (1):473-479.

  56. Loulakakis, K.A., K.A. Roubelakis-Angelakis and A.K. Kanellis. 1994. Regulation of glutamate dehydrogenase and glutamine synthetase in avocado fruit during development and ripening. Plant Physiology 106 (1): 217-222

  57. Siminis, C.I., A.K. Kanellis and K.A. Roubelakis-Angelakis. 1994. Catalase is differentially expressed in dividing and nondividing protoplasts. Plant Physiology 105 (4): 1375-1383

  58. Mosery, O and A.K. Kanellis. 1994. Ascorbate oxidase of Cucumis melo L. var. reticulatus: purification, characterization and antibody production. Journal of Experimental Botany 45 (6): 717-724

  59. Kanellis, A.K., G. Diallinas, P. Kalaitzis, G. Chronakis and K.A. Loulakakis. 1993. Differential induction of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase in response to ripening and wounding in muskmelon fruit. Plant Physiology 102 (1): 179-179

  60. Siminis, C.I., A.K. Kanellis and K.A. Roubelakis‐Angelakis. 1993. Differences in protein synthesis and peroxidase isoenzymes between recalcitrant and regenerating protoplasts. Physiologia Plantarum 87 (3): 263-270

  61. Moser, O. and A.K. Kanellis. 1993. Ascorbate Oxidase of Cucumis Melo. Cellular and Molecular Aspects of the Plant Hormone Ethylene, pp 166-167

  62. Kanellis, A.K., K.A Loulakakis, M.M. Hassan and K.A. Roubelakis-Angelakis. 1993. Biochemical and molecular aspects of low oxygen action on fruit ripening. Cellular and Molecular Aspects of the Plant Hormone Ethylene, pp 117-122.

  63. Kanellis, A.K. and K.A. Roubelakis-Angelakis. 1993. Grape. Biochemistry of fruit ripening, pp189-234.

  64. Kanellis, A.K. and P. Kalaitzis. 1992. Cellulase occurs in multiple active forms in ripe avocado fruit mesocarp. Plant Physiology 98 (2): 530-534

  65. Kanellis, A.K., T. Solomos and K.A. Roubelakis-Angelakis. 1991. Suppression of cellulase and polygalacturonase and induction of alcohol dehydrogenase isoenzymes in avocado fruit mesocarp subjected to low oxygen stress. Plant physiology 96 (1): 269-274

  66. Loulakakis, K.A., A.K. Kanellis and K.A. Roubelakis-Angelakis. 1991. Synthesis and regulation of glutamate dehydrogenase in grapevine callus. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Nitrogen in Grapes and Wine: Seattle, Washington, Usa 18-19 june 1991.

  67. Siminis, C.I., A.K. Kanellis and K.A. Roubelakis-Angelakis. 1990. Lecture, 483: De novo protein synthesis in tobacco and grapevine protoplasts during culture.Physiologia Plantarum

  68. Kanellis, A.K., T. Solomos, A.M. Mehta and A.K. Mattoo. 1989. Decreased Cellulase Activity in Avocado Fruit Subjected to 2.5% O2 Correlate: with Lower Cellulase Protein and Gene Transcript Levels. Plant and cell physiology 30 (6): 817-823

  69. Kanellis, A.K., T. Solomos and A.K. Mattoo. 1989. Visualization of acid phosphatase activity on nitrocellulose filters following electroblotting of polyacrylamide gels. Analytical biochemistry 179 (1): 194-197

  70. Kanellis, A.K., T. Solomos and A.K. Mattoo. 1989. Changes in sugars, enzymic activities and acid phosphatase isoenzyme profiles of bananas ripened in air or stored in 2.5% O2 with and without ethylene. Plant Physiology 90 (1): 251-258

  71. Kanellis, A.K., T. Solomos and A.K. Mattoo. 1989. Hydrolytic enzyme activities and protein pattern of avocado fruit ripened in air and in low oxygen, with and without ethylene. Plant Physiology 90 (1): 259-266

  72. Kanellis, A.K., T. Solomos, A.M. Mehta and A.K. Mattoo. 1989. Decreased cellulase activity in avocado [Persea americana] fruit subjected to 2.5% O2 correlates with lower cellulase protein and gene transcript levels. Plant and Cell Physiology (Japan).

  73. Solomos, T. and A.K. Kanellis. 1988. Low oxygen and fruit ripening. International Symposium on Postharvest Handling of Fruit and Vegetables 258.


  75. Kanellis, A.K., LL Morris, ME Saltveit Jr. 1988. Responses of parthenocarpic cucumbers to low-oxygen storage. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science (USA)

  76. Kanellis, A.K.. 1987. Studies on the Suppressive Effect of 2.5% O2 on the Rate of Ripening, Activities of Hydrolytic Enzymes, and Gene Expression in Ripening Fruit. University of Maryland, College Park.

  77. Kanellis, A.K., L.L. Morris and M.E. Saltveit Jr. 1986. Effect of stage of development on postharvest behavior of cucumber fruit. HortScience (USA)

  78. Kanellis, A.K., L.L. Morris and M.E. Saltveit Jr. 1985. PHYSIOLOGICAL-RESPONSES OF CUCUMBER FRUIT TO OXYGEN LEVELS IN THE STORAGE ATMOSPHERE. HortScience 20 (2): 186-186


  80. Kanellis, A.K. and T. Solomos. 1985. The effect of low oxygen on the activities of pectinmethylesterase and acid phosphatase during the course of ripening of bananas. Proc. 4th Nat. CA Res. Conf., Hort. Rpt 126, 20-26

  81. Kanellis, A.K. 1984. Physiological Responses of Cucumber Fruit to Stage of Development at Harvest and to Oxygen Levels in the Storage Atmosphere