Publications

1. Denaxa M, Chan C-H, Schachner M, Parnavelas JG and Karagogeos, D (2001) The adhesion molecule TAG-1 mediates the migration of cortical interneurons along the corticofugal fiber system. Development 128 (22). PubMed

2. Denaxa M, Pavlou O, Tsiotra P, Papadopoulos GC, Liapaki K, Theodorakis C, Karagogeos, D. and Papamatheakis, J. (2003) The upstream regulatory region of the cell adhesion molecule TAG-1 gene contains elements driving neural specific expression in vivo. Molecular Brain Research 118 (1-2). PubMed

3. Ekonomou A, Kazanis I, Malas S, Wood H, Alifragis P, Denaxa M, Karagogeos D, Constanti A, Lovell-Badge R, Episkopou V. (2005) Neuronal migration and ventral subtype identity in the telencephalon depend on SOX1. PLoS Biology 3(6). PubMed

4. Denaxa M, Kyriakopoulou K, Theodorakis K, Trichas G, Vidaki M, Takeda Y, Watanabe K, Karagogeos D. (2005) The adhesion molecule TAG-1 is required for proper migration of the superficial migratory stream in the medulla but not of cortical interneurons. Developmental Biology 288(1). PubMed

5. Brogna S, Bourtzis K, Gomulski LM, Denaxa M, Babaratsas A, Gasperi G, Savakis C. (2006) Genomic organization and functional characterization of the alcohol dehydrogenase locus of Ceratitis capitata (Medfly). Insect Molecular Biology. 15(3). PubMed

6. Liodis P, Denaxa M, Grigoriou M, Akufo-Addo C, Yanagawa Y, Pachnis V. (2007). Lhx6 activity is required for the normal migration and specification of cortical interneuron subtypes. Journal of Neuroscience 27(12). PubMed

7. Denaxa M, Sharpe PT, Pachnis V. (2009) The LIM homeodomain transcription factors Lhx6 and Lhx7 are key regulators of mammalian dentition. Developmental Biology 333(2). PubMed

8. Batista-Brito R, Rossignol E, Hjerling-Leffler J, Denaxa M, Wegner M, Lefebvre V, Pachnis V, Fishell G. (2009) The cell-intrinsic requirement of Sox6 for cortical interneuron development. Neuron 63(4). PubMed

9. Denaxa M, Kalaitzidou M, Garefalaki A, Achimastou A, Lasrado R, Maes T, Pachnis V. (2012) Maturation-promoting activity of SATB1 in MGE-derived cortical interneurons. Cell Reports 2(5). PubMed

10. Neves G, Shah MM, Liodis P, Achimastou A, Denaxa M, Roalfe G, Sesay A, Walker MC, Pachnis V. (2013) The LIM homeodomain protein Lhx6 regulates maturation of interneurons and network excitability in the mammalian cortex. Cerebral Cortex 23(8). PubMed

11. Tivodar S, Kalemaki K, Kounoupa Z, Vidaki M, Theodorakis K, Denaxa M, Kessaris N, de Curtis I, Pachnis V, Karagogeos D. (2015) Rac-GTPases Regulate Microtubule Stability and Axon Growth of Cortical GABAergic Interneurons. Cerebral Cortex 25(9). PubMed

12. Liu K, Zhang S, Kim J, Kim DW, Denaxa M, Bao H, Kim E, Liu C, Pachnis V, Hattar S, Song J, Brown S, Blackshaw S. (2017) Zona incerta Lhx6-positive neurons promote sleep by local inhibition of wake-promoting hypocretin neurons. Nature 548(7669). PubMed

13. Denaxa M*, Neves G, Rabinowitz A, Kemlo S, Liodis P, Burrone J, Pachnis V. Activity-dependent control of inhibitory interneuron number in the mammalian cortex. (2018) *corresponding author Cell Reports 22(7) PubMed.

14. Denaxa M*, Neves G, Burrone J, Pachnis V. Homeostatic regulation of interneuron apoptosis during cortical development. (2018) * corresponding author J. Exp. Neurosci. PubMed.

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