Publications

Skliris A, Papadaki O, Kafasla P, Karakasiliotis I, Hazapis O, Reczko M, Grammenoudi S, Bauer J, Kontoyiannis DL. (2015) Neuroprotection requires the functions of the RNA-binding protein HuR. Cell Death Differ. 22:703-718 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25301069

Mickleburgh I, *Kafasla P, Cherny D, Llorian M, Curry S, Jackson RJ, Smith CWJ. (2014) The organization of RNA contacts by PTB for regulation of FAS splicing. Nucl. Acids. Res.42:8605-8620 *co-corresponding and joined first author https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24957602

Kafasla P, Skliris A, Kontoyiannis DL (2014) Post-transcriptional coordination of immunological responses by RNA-binding proteins. Nat. Immunol. 15:492-502 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24840980

Kafasla P, Karakasiliotis I, Kontoyiannis DL. (2012) Decoding the functions of post-transcriptional regulators in the determination of inflammatory states: focus on macrophage activation. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Syst Biol Med 4:509-523 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22761012

Kafasla P, Mickleburgh I, Llorian M, Coelho M, Gooding C, Cherny D, Joshi A, Kotik-Kogan O, Curry S, Eperon IC, Jackson RJ, Smith CWJ. (2012) Defining the roles and interactions of PTB. Biochem Soc Trans 40:815-820
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22817740

Yu Y, Sweeney TR, Kafasla P, Jackson RJ, Pestova TV, Hellen CU. (2011) The mechanism of translation initiation on Aichivirus RNA mediated by a novel type of picornavirus IRES. EMBO J. 30: 4423-4436
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21873976

Kafasla P, Lin H, Curry S, Jackson RJ. (2011) Activation of picornaviral IRESs by PTB shows differential dependence on each PTB RNA-binding domain. RNA 17:1120-1131 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21518806

Kafasla P, Morgner N,Robinson C, Jackson RJ. (2010) Polypyrimidine tract binding protein stimulates the poliovirus IRES by modulating eIF4G binding. EMBO J. 29:3710-3722 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20859255

*Kafasla P, Barrass JD, Thompson E, Fromont-Racine M, Jacquier A, Beggs JD, Lewis J. (2009)  Interaction of  yeast eIF4G with spliceosome components: implications in pre-mRNA processing events. RNA Biol 6:563-574 *corresponding author https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19838078

Kafasla P, Morgner N,Pöyry TAA, Curry S, Robinson C, Jackson RJ. (2009) Polypyrimidine tract binding protein stabilizes the encephalomyocarditis virus IRES structure via binding multiple sites in a unique orientation. Molecular Cell 34:556-568 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19524536

ApostolakiΑ, ErpapazoglouΖ, HarispeL, BilliniΜ, KafaslaP, KizisD, PenalvaΜ, ScazzocchioC, SophianopoulouV. (2009) AgtA, the dicarboxylic amino acid transporter of Aspergillus nidulans, is concertedly down-regulated by exquisite sensitivity to nitrogen metabolite repression and ammonium-elicited endocytosis. Eukaryotic Cell 8:339-352 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19168757

Kafasla P, Bouzarelou D, Frillingos S, Sophianopoulou V. (2007) The proline permease of Aspergillus nidulans: functional replacement of the native cysteine residues and properties of a cysteine-less transporter. Fungal Genet Biol. 44:615-626 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17350864

Erpapazoglou Z, Kafasla P, Sophianopoulou V. (2006) The product of the SHR3 orthologue of Aspergillus nidulans has restricted range of amino acid transporter targets. Fungal Genet Biol. 43:222-233
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16531082

Kafasla P, Patrinou-Georgoula M, Lewis JD, Guialis A. (2002) Differential binding of polypeptides of the hnRNP M family to pre-mRNA during RNA spliceosome assembly. Biochem J. 363:793-799  
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11964181

Kafasla P, Patrinou-Georgoula M, Guialis A. (2000) The 72/74 kDa polypeptides of the 70-110S large heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein complex (LH-nRNP) represent a discrete subset of the hnRNP M protein family. Biochem J. 350:495-503   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10947964

 

 

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