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Study Guide 2021-22

Poulas Konstantinos
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Scopus Author ID: 6603448647

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ORCID ID: 0000-0002-5397-1543    

Recent CV


2001: PhD in Biology, Department of Biology, University of Athens, GREECE
1993: Diploma in Biology, University of Athens, GREECE

Research Activities

  • Construction, expression and purification of recombinant proteins 
  • Nicotine, Nicotinic receptors, Nicotinic Cholinergic System 
  • Electronic nicotine delivery systems - Toxicology 
  • Innovative crystallization of proteins 
  • Electroceuticals in health and food 
  • Bioinformatics and medical informatics
Publications: 100
Patents: 5
H-index = 27
Citations = 2700

Professional Affiliations
  • Greek Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Hellenic Crystallographic Association

Publications 2018 - 2020

Mintis DG, Chasapi A, Poulas K, Lagoumintzis G, Chasapis CT. Assessing the Direct Binding of Ark-Like E3 RING Ligases to Ubiquitin and Its Implication on Their Protein Interaction Network. Molecules. 2020 Oct 19;25(20):4787. doi: 10.3390/molecules25204787. PMID: 33086510; PMCID: PMC7594095.

Mantzoukas S, Ntoukas A, Lagogiannis I, Kalyvas N, Eliopoulos P, Poulas K. Larvicidal Action of Cannabidiol Oil and Neem Oil against Three Stored Product Insect Pests: Effect on Survival Time and in Progeny. Biology (Basel). 2020 Oct 1;9(10):321. doi: 10.3390/biology9100321. PMID: 33019756; PMCID: PMC7599800.

Kerasioti E, Veskoukis AS, Skaperda Z, Zacharias A, Poulas K, Lazopoulos G, Kouretas D. The flavoring and not the nicotine content is a decisive factor for the effects of refill liquids of electronic cigarette on the redox status of endothelial cells. Toxicol Rep. 2020 Sep 1;7:1095-1102. doi: 10.1016/j.toxrep.2020.08.029. PMID: 32953462; PMCID: PMC7484539.

Mantzoukas S, Kalyvas N, Ntoukas A, Lagogiannis I, Farsalinos K, Eliopoulos PA, Poulas K. Combined Toxicity of Cannabidiol Oil with Three Bio-Pesticides against Adults of Sitophilus Zeamais, Rhyzopertha Dominica, Prostephanus Truncatus and Trogoderma Granarium. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Sep 13;17(18):6664. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17186664. PMID: 32933140; PMCID: PMC7559114.

Angelopoulou A, Alexandris N, Konstantinou E, Mesiakaris K, Zanidis C, Farsalinos K, Poulas K. Imiquimod - A toll like receptor 7 agonist - Is an ideal option for management of COVID 19. Environ Res. 2020 Sep;188:109858. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109858. Epub 2020 Jun 23. PMID: 32846644; PMCID: PMC7309930.

Farsalinos K, Eliopoulos E, Leonidas DD, Papadopoulos GE, Tzartos S, Poulas K. Nicotinic Cholinergic System and COVID-19: In Silico Identification of an Interaction between SARS-CoV-2 and Nicotinic Receptors with Potential Therapeutic Targeting Implications. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Aug 13;21(16):5807. doi: 10.3390/ijms21165807. PMID: 32823591; PMCID: PMC7461543.

Konstantinou E, Zagoriti Z, Pyriochou A, Poulas K. Microcurrent Stimulation Triggers MAPK Signaling and TGF-β1 Release in Fibroblast and Osteoblast-Like Cell Lines. Cells. 2020 Aug 19;9(9):1924. doi: 10.3390/cells9091924. PMID: 32825091; PMCID: PMC7564311.

Mantzoukas S, Korbou G, Magita A, Eliopoulos PA, Poulas K. Leguminous Seeds Powder Diet Reduces the Survival and Development of the Khapra Beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae). Biology (Basel). 2020 Aug 3;9(8):204. doi: 10.3390/biology9080204. PMID: 32756491; PMCID: PMC7464977.

Xenaki D, Plotas P, Michail G, Poulas K, Jelastopulu E. Knowledge, behaviours and attitudes for human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention among educators and health professionals in Greece. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2020 Jul;24(14):7745-7752. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_202007_22277. PMID: 32744701.

Giannouchos TV, Sussman RA, Mier JM, Poulas K, Farsalinos K. Characteristics and risk factors for COVID-19 diagnosis and adverse outcomes in Mexico: an analysis of 89,756 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases. Eur Respir J. 2020 Jul 30:2002144. doi: 10.1183/13993003.02144-2020. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32732325; PMCID: PMC7397951.

Farsalinos K, Barbouni A, Poulas K, Polosa R, Caponnetto P, Niaura R. Current smoking, former smoking, and adverse outcome among hospitalized COVID-19 patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ther Adv Chronic Dis. 2020 Jun 25;11:2040622320935765. doi: 10.1177/2040622320935765. PMID: 32637059; PMCID: PMC7318805.

Poulas K, Farsalinos K, Zanidis C. Activation of TLR7 and Innate Immunity as an Efficient Method Against COVID-19 Pandemic: Imiquimod as a Potential Therapy. Front Immunol. 2020 Jun 11;11:1373. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.01373. PMID: 32612613; PMCID: PMC7307572.

Farsalinos K, Angelopoulou A, Alexandris N, Poulas K. COVID-19 and the nicotinic cholinergic system. Eur Respir J. 2020 Jul 16;56(1):2001589. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01589-2020. PMID: 32444400; PMCID: PMC7248130.

Farsalinos K, Niaura R, Le Houezec J, Barbouni A, Tsatsakis A, Kouretas D, Vantarakis A, Poulas K. Editorial: Nicotine and SARS-CoV-2: COVID-19 may be a disease of the nicotinic cholinergic system. Toxicol Rep. 2020 Apr 30;7:658-663. doi: 10.1016/j.toxrep.2020.04.012. PMID: 32355638; PMCID: PMC7192087.

Veskoukis AS, Vassi E, Poulas K, Kokkinakis M, Asprodini E, Haroutounian S, Kouretas D. Grape Stem Extracts From Three Native Greek Vine Varieties Exhibit Strong Antioxidant and Antimutagenic Properties. Anticancer Res. 2020 Apr;40(4):2025-2032. doi: 10.21873/anticanres.14159. PMID: 32234893.

Isik Andrikopoulos G, Farsalinos K, Poulas K. Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and Their Relevance in Oral Health. Toxics. 2019 Dec 6;7(4):61. doi: 10.3390/toxics7040061. PMID: 31817732; PMCID: PMC6958319.

El Mubarak MA, Danika C, Cachon C, Korovila C, Atsopardi K, Panagopoulos N, Margarity M, Poulas K, Sivolapenko GB. In vivo quantification and pharmacokinetic studies of cotinine in mice after smoke exposure by LC-MS/MS. Biomed Chromatogr. 2020 Feb;34(2):e4752. doi: 10.1002/bmc.4752. Epub 2019 Dec 29. PMID: 31756277.

Lagoumintzis G, Zagoriti Z, Jensen MS, Argyrakos T, Koutsojannis C, Poulas K. Wireless Direct Microampere Current in Wound Healing: Clinical and Immunohistological Data from Two Single Case Reports. Biosensors (Basel). 2019 Sep 5;9(3):107. doi: 10.3390/bios9030107. PMID: 31492004; PMCID: PMC6784371.

Lampos S, Kostenidou E, Farsalinos K, Zagoriti Z, Ntoukas A, Dalamarinis K, Savranakis P, Lagoumintzis G, Poulas K. Real-Time Assessment of E-Cigarettes and Conventional Cigarettes Emissions: Aerosol Size Distributions, Mass and Number Concentrations. Toxics. 2019 Aug 30;7(3):45. doi: 10.3390/toxics7030045. PMID: 31480224; PMCID: PMC6789668.

Wirsing PG, Konstantakaki M, Poulas K. Martorell's Ulcer Successfully Treated by Wireless Microcurrent Stimulation Technology. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2019 Feb;32(2):81-84. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000550590.31545.67. PMID: 30653186.

Farsalinos K, Siakas G, Poulas K, Voudris V, Merakou K, Barbouni A. E-cigarette use is strongly associated with recent smoking cessation: an analysis of a representative population sample in Greece. Intern Emerg Med. 2019 Sep;14(6):835-842. doi: 10.1007/s11739-018-02023-x. Epub 2019 Jan 14. PMID: 30637600.

Farsalinos KE, Yannovits N, Sarri T, Voudris V, Poulas K, Leischow SJ. Carbonyl emissions from a novel heated tobacco product (IQOS): comparison with an e-cigarette and a tobacco cigarette. Addiction. 2018 Nov;113(11):2099-2106. doi: 10.1111/add.14365. Epub 2018 Jul 10. PMID: 29920842.

Kouretas D, Tsatsakis A, Poulas K. Editorial: Alternative tobacco products: Toxicology and health issues. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018 Aug;118:523-525. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2018.05.056. Epub 2018 May 26. PMID: 29842909.

Konstantinou E, Fotopoulou F, Drosos A, Dimakopoulou N, Zagoriti Z, Niarchos A, Makrynioti D, Kouretas D, Farsalinos K, Lagoumintzis G, Poulas K. Tobacco-specific nitrosamines: A literature review. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018 Aug;118:198-203. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2018.05.008. Epub 2018 May 8. PMID: 29751076.

Kamilari E, Farsalinos K, Poulas K, Kontoyannis CG, Orkoula MG. Detection and quantitative determination of heavy metals in electronic cigarette refill liquids using Total Reflection X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018 Jun;116(Pt B):233-237. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2018.04.035. Epub 2018 Apr 18. PMID: 29679608.

Farsalinos KE, Siakas G, Poulas K, Voudris V, Merakou K, Barbouni A. Electronic cigarette use in Greece: an analysis of a representative population sample in Attica prefecture. Harm Reduct J. 2018 Apr 13;15(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s12954-018-0229-7. PMID: 29653578; PMCID: PMC5899338.

El Mubarak MA, Danika C, Vlachos NS, Farsalinos K, Poulas K, Sivolapenko G. Development and validation of analytical methodology for the quantification of aldehydes in e-cigarette aerosols using UHPLC-UV. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018 Jun;116(Pt B):147-151. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2018.04.021. Epub 2018 Apr 10. PMID: 29653180.

Zagoriti Z, Lagoumintzis G, Perroni G, Papathanasiou G, Papadakis A, Ambrogi V, Mineo TC, Tzartos JS, Poulas K. Evidence for association of STAT4 and IL12RB2 variants with Myasthenia gravis susceptibility: What is the effect on gene expression in thymus? J Neuroimmunol. 2018 Jun 15;319:93-99. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2018.03.008. Epub 2018 Mar 17. PMID: 29576322.

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