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  1. McCallister C1, Kdeiss B1, Oliverio R1, Nikolaidis N. Characterization of the binding between a 70-kDa heat shock protein, HspA1A, and phosphoinositides. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016 Mar;472(1):270-5.

  2. McCallister C1, Kdeiss B1, Nikolaidis N. Biochemical characterization of the interaction between HspA1A and phospholipids. Cell Stress Chaperones. 2016 Jan; 21(1):41-53.

  3. McCallister C1, Kdeiss B1, Nikolaidis N. HspA1A, a 70-kDa heat shock protein, differentially interacts with anionic lipids. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Nov;467(4):835-40.

  4. Georgelis N, Nikolaidis N, Cosgrove DJ. Bacterial expansins and related proteins from the world of microbes. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015 May;99(9):3807-23.

  5. McCallister C1, Siracusa MC1, Shirazi F1, Chalkia D, Nikolaidis N. Functional Diversification and Specialization of Cytosolic 70-kDa Heat Shock Proteins. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 20;5:9363. doi: 10.1038/srep09363.
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  7. Ishida Y2, McCallister C1,2, Nikolaidis N2, Tsangaras K, Helgen KM, Greenwood AD, Roca AL. Sequence variation of koala retrovirus transmembrane protein p15E among koalas from different geographic regions. Virology. 2015 Jan 15;475:28-36. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2014.10.036.

  8. Tsangaras K2, Siracusa MC1,2, Nikolaidis N2, Ishida Y, Cui P, Vielgrader H, Helgen KM, Roca AL, Greenwood AD. Hybridization capture reveals evolution and conservation across the entire Koala retrovirus genome. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 21;9(4):e95633. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095633. eCollection 2014.
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  10. Georgelis N, Nikolaidis N, Cosgrove DJ. Biochemical analysis of expansin-like proteins from microbes. Carbohydr Polym. 2014 Jan 16;100:17-23. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.04.094.

  11. Nikolaidis N, Doran N1, Cosgrove DJ. Plant expansins in bacteria and fungi: evolution by horizontal gene transfer and independent domain fusion. Mol Biol Evol. 2014 Feb;31(2):376-86. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst206.
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  13. Avila-Arcos MC2, Ho SY2, Ishida Y2, Nikolaidis N2, Tsangaras K, Hnig K, Medina R1, Rasmussen M, Fordyce SL, Calvignac-Spencer S, Willerslev E, Gilbert MT, Helgen KM, Roca AL, Greenwood AD. One hundred twenty years of koala retrovirus evolution determined from museum skins. Mol Biol Evol. 2013 Feb;30(2):299-304.
  14. portable file icon Article in: ScienceDaily-More Koala Retrovirus

  15. Ramirez MS, Nikolaidis N, Tolmasky ME. Rise and dissemination of aminoglycoside resistance: the aac(6')-Ib paradigm. Front Microbiol. 2013 May 17;4:121. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00121. eCollection 2013.
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  17. Das S, M Hirano, R Tako1, C McCallister1, N Nikolaidis. Evolutionary genomics of immunoglobulin-encoding loci in vertebrates. Current Genomics. 2012 13:95-102.
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  19. Das S, M Hirano, C McCallister1, R Tako1, N Nikolaidis. Comparative genomics and evolution of the immunoglobulin-encoding loci in tetrapods. Advances in Immunology 2011 111:143-178.

  20. Georgelis N, A Tabuchi, N Nikolaidis, DJ Cosgrove. Structure-function analysis of the bacterial expansin EXLX1. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2011 286:16814-16823.
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  22. Das S, M Hirano M, N Nikolaidis. Immunoglobulins in reptiles. In K. J. Baker (Eds.), Reptiles: Biology, Behaviour and Conservation.2011. New York: Nova Publishers.

  23. Das S, N Nikolaidis, H Goto, C McCallister1, J Li, M Hirano, MD Cooper. Comparative genomics and evolution of the alpha-defensin multigene family in primates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 2010 27: 2333-2343.
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  25. Das S, U Mohamedy1, M Hirano, M Nei, N Nikolaidis. Analysis of immunoglobulin light chain genes in Zebra finch: Genomic and evolutionary implications. Molecular Biology and Evolution 2010 (1):113-120.
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  27. Roca AL, Y Ishida, N Nikolaidis, SO Kolokotronis, S Fratpietro, K Stewardson , S Hensley, M Tisdale, G Boeskorov, AD Greenwood. Characterization of the mammalian hair length gene FGF5 in living elephants and the extinct woolly mammoth. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:232.
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  29. Das S, N Nikolaidis, M Nei. Evolution and genomic organization of the immunoglobulin kappa regulatory regions in mammals. Molecular Immunology 2009 46:3171-3177.
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  31. Ye X, N Nikolaidis, M Nei, Z-C Lai. Evolution of the Mob gene family. Open Cell Signaling Journal 2009 1:1-11.
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  33. Chalkia D, N Nikolaidis, J Klein, W. Makalowski, M Nei. Origin and evolution of Formins. Molecular Biology and Evolution 2008 25:2717-2733.
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  35. van Rossum DB, D Oberdick, Y Rbaibi, G Bhardwaj, RK Barrow, N Nikolaidis, SH Snyder, K Kiselyov, RL Patterson.TRP_2, a lipid/trafficking domain that mediates diacylglycerol-induced vesicle fusion. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2008 283:34384-34392.
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  37. Kerff F, R Herman, E Sauvage, S Petrella, P Filee, P Charlier, B Joris, A Amoroso, A Tabuchi, N Nikolaidis, DJ Cosgrove. Crystal structure and activity of Bacillus subtilis YoaJ (EXLX1), a cell wall binding protein with expansin structure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 2008 105:16876-16881. (selected for faculty of 1000)
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  39. Das S, N Nikolaidis, J Klein, M Nei. Reconstructing the phylogeny of the immunoglobulin light chain genes in tetrapods using molecular markers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 2008 105:16647-16652.
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  41. Klein J, A Sato, N Nikolaidis. Mhc, TSP, and the origin of species. Annual Reviews of Genetics 2007 41:281-304.

  42. Nikolaidis N**, D Chalkia**, DN Watkins, RK Barrow, SH Snyder, DB van Rossum, RL Patterson. Ancient origin of a new developmental superfamily DANGER. Plos ONE 2007 2(2):e204, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000204.
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  44. Kourtidis A, E Drosopoulou, N Nikolaidis, V Hatzis, C Chintiroglou, ZG Scouras. Analysis and characterization of the cytoplasmic hsp70 genes in the Mediterranean mussel. Journal of Molecular Evolution 2006 62:446-59.

  45. Uinuk-Ool T, N Nikolaidis, A Sato, WE Mayer, J Klein. Organization, alternative splicing, polymorphism, and phylogenetic position of lamprey CD45 gene. Immunogenetics 2005 3:1-11.

  46. Patterson RL, DB van Rossum, N Nikolaidis, DL Gill, SH Snyder. Phospholipase C-?: Diverse Roles in Receptor-Mediated Calcium Signaling. Trends in Biochemical Science 2005 30:688-697.

  47. Nikolaidis N, E Drosopoulou, GP Stamou, ZG Scouras. Duplication of an Hsp70 gene isolates of the colonizer nematode species Acrobeloides nanus may suggest genome plasticity. Journal of Biological Research 2005 4:167-171.
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  49. Lai Z-C, X Wei, T Shimizu, E Ramos, M Rohrbaugh, N Nikolaidis, L-L Ho, and Y Li. Control of cell proliferation and apoptosis by mob as tumor suppressor, mats. Cell 2005 120:675-85. (selected for faculty of 1000)
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  51. Nikolaidis N, I Makalowska, D Chalkia, W Makalowski, J Klein, M Nei. Origin and evolution of the chicken leukocyte receptor complex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 2005 102:4057-62.
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  53. Nikolaidis N, J Klein, M Nei. Origin and evolution of the Ig-like domains present in mammalian leukocyte receptors: insights from chicken, frog, and fish homologues. Immunogenetics 2005 57:151-7.
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  55. Klein J, N Nikolaidis. The descent of the antibody-based immune system by gradual evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 2005 102:169-74.
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  57. Nikolaidis N and M Nei. Concerted and non-concerted evolution of the Hsp70 gene superfamily in two sibling species of nematodes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 2004 21:498-505.
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  59. Nikolaidis N and ZG Scouras. A PCR application for free-living nematodes (Rhabditida) discrimination. Molecular Ecology Notes 2002 2:248-249.

  60. Konstantopoulou I, N Nikolaidis, ZG Scouras. The hsp70 locus of Drosophila auraria (montium subgroup) is single and contains copies in a conserved arrangement. Chromosoma 1998 107:577-586.

  61. Yiangou M, P Tsapogas, N Nikolaidis, ZG Scouras. Heat shock gene expression during recovery after transient cold shock in Drosophila auraria (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Cytobios 1997 92:91-98.

  62. Nikolaidis N and ZG Scouras. Phylogenetic relationships among the Drosophila montium subgroup species, as well as among melanogaster, montium and obscura subgroup species, based on mitochondrial DNA analysis. Genome 1996 39:874-883.

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