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Fotis Constantine Kafatos, Ph.D.

TitleAdjunct Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
InstitutionHarvard School of Public Health
DepartmentMalaria/Wirth
AddressHarvard School of Public Health
Bldg 1, Room 111
665 Huntington Ave
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/432-2058

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  1. Midega J, Blight J, Lombardo F, Povelones M, Kafatos F, Christophides GK. Discovery and characterization of two Nimrod superfamily members in Anopheles gambiae. Pathog Glob Health. 2013 Dec; 107(8):463-74.
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  2. Neafsey DE, Christophides GK, Collins FH, Emrich SJ, Fontaine MC, Gelbart W, Hahn MW, Howell PI, Kafatos FC, Lawson D, Muskavitch MA, Waterhouse RM, Williams LJ, Besansky NJ. The evolution of the anopheles 16 genomes project. G3 (Bethesda). 2013; 3(7):1191-4.
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  3. Lombardo F, Ghani Y, Kafatos FC, Christophides GK. Comprehensive Genetic Dissection of the Hemocyte Immune Response in the Malaria Mosquito Anopheles gambiae. PLoS Pathog. 2013 Jan; 9(1):e1003145.
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  4. Ezekowitz A, Dimarcq JL, Kafatos F, Levashina E, Ferrandon D, Hetru C, Imler JL, Reichhart JM. Lawrence's book review unfair to Hoffmann. Curr Biol. 2012 Jun 19; 22(12):R482.
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  5. Mendes AM, Awono-Ambene PH, Nsango SE, Cohuet A, Fontenille D, Kafatos FC, Christophides GK, Morlais I, Vlachou D. Infection intensity-dependent responses of Anopheles gambiae to the African malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Infect Immun. 2011 Nov; 79(11):4708-15.
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  6. Lawniczak MK, Emrich SJ, Holloway AK, Regier AP, Olson M, White B, Redmond S, Fulton L, Appelbaum E, Godfrey J, Farmer C, Chinwalla A, Yang SP, Minx P, Nelson J, Kyung K, Walenz BP, Garcia-Hernandez E, Aguiar M, Viswanathan LD, Rogers YH, Strausberg RL, Saski CA, Lawson D, Collins FH, Kafatos FC, Christophides GK, Clifton SW, Kirkness EF, Besansky NJ. Widespread divergence between incipient Anopheles gambiae species revealed by whole genome sequences. Science. 2010 Oct 22; 330(6003):512-4.
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  7. Neafsey DE, Lawniczak MK, Park DJ, Redmond SN, Coulibaly MB, Traoré SF, Sagnon N, Costantini C, Johnson C, Wiegand RC, Collins FH, Lander ES, Wirth DF, Kafatos FC, Besansky NJ, Christophides GK, Muskavitch MA. SNP genotyping defines complex gene-flow boundaries among African malaria vector mosquitoes. Science. 2010 Oct 22; 330(6003):514-7.
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  8. Pinto SB, Lombardo F, Koutsos AC, Waterhouse RM, McKay K, An C, Ramakrishnan C, Kafatos FC, Michel K. Discovery of Plasmodium modulators by genome-wide analysis of circulating hemocytes in Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Dec 15; 106(50):21270-5.
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  9. Bushell ES, Ecker A, Schlegelmilch T, Goulding D, Dougan G, Sinden RE, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC, Vlachou D. Paternal effect of the nuclear formin-like protein MISFIT on Plasmodium development in the mosquito vector. PLoS Pathog. 2009 Aug; 5(8):e1000539.
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  10. Meister S, Agianian B, Turlure F, Relógio A, Morlais I, Kafatos FC, Christophides GK. Anopheles gambiae PGRPLC-mediated defense against bacteria modulates infections with malaria parasites. PLoS Pathog. 2009 Aug; 5(8):e1000542.
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  11. Schnitger AK, Yassine H, Kafatos FC, Osta MA. Two C-type lectins cooperate to defend Anopheles gambiae against Gram-negative bacteria. J Biol Chem. 2009 Jun 26; 284(26):17616-24.
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  12. Beaty BJ, Prager DJ, James AA, Jacobs-Lorena M, Miller LH, Law JH, Collins FH, Kafatos FC. From Tucson to genomics and transgenics: the vector biology network and the emergence of modern vector biology. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009; 3(3):e343.
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  13. Antonoyiannakis M, Hemmelskamp J, Kafatos FC. The European research council takes flight. Cell. 2009 Mar 6; 136(5):805-9.
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  14. Povelones M, Waterhouse RM, Kafatos FC, Christophides GK. Leucine-rich repeat protein complex activates mosquito complement in defense against Plasmodium parasites. Science. 2009 Apr 10; 324(5924):258-61.
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  15. Lawson D, Arensburger P, Atkinson P, Besansky NJ, Bruggner RV, Butler R, Campbell KS, Christophides GK, Christley S, Dialynas E, Hammond M, Hill CA, Konopinski N, Lobo NF, MacCallum RM, Madey G, Megy K, Meyer J, Redmond S, Severson DW, Stinson EO, Topalis P, Birney E, Gelbart WM, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Collins FH. VectorBase: a data resource for invertebrate vector genomics. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Jan; 37(Database issue):D583-7.
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  16. Kafatos F. Straight talk with... Fotis Kafatos. Interview by Coco Ballantyne. Nat Med. 2008 Sep; 14(9):902-3.
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  17. Cohuet A, Krishnakumar S, Simard F, Morlais I, Koutsos A, Fontenille D, Mindrinos M, Kafatos FC. SNP discovery and molecular evolution in Anopheles gambiae, with special emphasis on innate immune system. BMC Genomics. 2008; 9:227.
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  18. Mendes AM, Schlegelmilch T, Cohuet A, Awono-Ambene P, De Iorio M, Fontenille D, Morlais I, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC, Vlachou D. Conserved mosquito/parasite interactions affect development of Plasmodium falciparum in Africa. PLoS Pathog. 2008 May; 4(5):e1000069.
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  19. Kafatos FC. Interview with professor Fotis C. Kafatos, president of the European Research Council. Interviewed by Francesco Lescai. N Biotechnol. 2008 Jun; 25(1):35-6.
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  20. Wang-Sattler R, Blandin S, Ning Y, Blass C, Dolo G, Touré YT, delle Torre A, Lanzaro GC, Steinmetz LM, Kafatos FC, Zheng L. Mosaic genome architecture of the Anopheles gambiae species complex. PLoS One. 2007; 2(11):e1249.
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  21. Pinto SB, Kafatos FC, Michel K. The parasite invasion marker SRPN6 reduces sporozoite numbers in salivary glands of Anopheles gambiae. Cell Microbiol. 2008 Apr; 10(4):891-8.
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  22. Pindyurin AV, Moorman C, de Wit E, Belyakin SN, Belyaeva ES, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC, van Steensel B, Zhimulev IF. SUUR joins separate subsets of PcG, HP1 and B-type lamin targets in Drosophila. J Cell Sci. 2007 Jul 15; 120(Pt 14):2344-51.
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  23. Waterhouse RM, Kriventseva EV, Meister S, Xi Z, Alvarez KS, Bartholomay LC, Barillas-Mury C, Bian G, Blandin S, Christensen BM, Dong Y, Jiang H, Kanost MR, Koutsos AC, Levashina EA, Li J, Ligoxygakis P, Maccallum RM, Mayhew GF, Mendes A, Michel K, Osta MA, Paskewitz S, Shin SW, Vlachou D, Wang L, Wei W, Zheng L, Zou Z, Severson DW, Raikhel AS, Kafatos FC, Dimopoulos G, Zdobnov EM, Christophides GK. Evolutionary dynamics of immune-related genes and pathways in disease-vector mosquitoes. Science. 2007 Jun 22; 316(5832):1738-43.
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  24. Koutsos AC, Blass C, Meister S, Schmidt S, MacCallum RM, Soares MB, Collins FH, Benes V, Zdobnov E, Kafatos FC, Christophides GK. Life cycle transcriptome of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae and comparison with the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Jul 3; 104(27):11304-9.
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  25. Schnitger AK, Kafatos FC, Osta MA. The melanization reaction is not required for survival of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes after bacterial infections. J Biol Chem. 2007 Jul 27; 282(30):21884-8.
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  26. Ecker A, Pinto SB, Baker KW, Kafatos FC, Sinden RE. Plasmodium berghei: plasmodium perforin-like protein 5 is required for mosquito midgut invasion in Anopheles stephensi. Exp Parasitol. 2007 Aug; 116(4):504-8.
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  27. Thompson J, Fernandez-Reyes D, Sharling L, Moore SG, Eling WM, Kyes SA, Newbold CI, Kafatos FC, Janse CJ, Waters AP. Plasmodium cysteine repeat modular proteins 1-4: complex proteins with roles throughout the malaria parasite life cycle. Cell Microbiol. 2007 Jun; 9(6):1466-80.
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  28. Lawson D, Arensburger P, Atkinson P, Besansky NJ, Bruggner RV, Butler R, Campbell KS, Christophides GK, Christley S, Dialynas E, Emmert D, Hammond M, Hill CA, Kennedy RC, Lobo NF, MacCallum MR, Madey G, Megy K, Redmond S, Russo S, Severson DW, Stinson EO, Topalis P, Zdobnov EM, Birney E, Gelbart WM, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Collins FH. VectorBase: a home for invertebrate vectors of human pathogens. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jan; 35(Database issue):D503-5.
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  29. Cohuet A, Osta MA, Morlais I, Awono-Ambene PH, Michel K, Simard F, Christophides GK, Fontenille D, Kafatos FC. Anopheles and Plasmodium: from laboratory models to natural systems in the field. EMBO Rep. 2006 Dec; 7(12):1285-9.
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  30. Michel K, Suwanchaichinda C, Morlais I, Lambrechts L, Cohuet A, Awono-Ambene PH, Simard F, Fontenille D, Kanost MR, Kafatos FC. Increased melanizing activity in Anopheles gambiae does not affect development of Plasmodium falciparum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Nov 7; 103(45):16858-63.
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  31. Volz J, Müller HM, Zdanowicz A, Kafatos FC, Osta MA. A genetic module regulates the melanization response of Anopheles to Plasmodium. Cell Microbiol. 2006 Sep; 8(9):1392-405.
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  32. Vlachou D, Schlegelmilch T, Runn E, Mendes A, Kafatos FC. The developmental migration of Plasmodium in mosquitoes. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2006 Aug; 16(4):384-91.
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  33. Lycett GJ, McLaughlin LA, Ranson H, Hemingway J, Kafatos FC, Loukeris TG, Paine MJ. Anopheles gambiae P450 reductase is highly expressed in oenocytes and in vivo knockdown increases permethrin susceptibility. Insect Mol Biol. 2006 Jun; 15(3):321-7.
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  34. Moita LF, Vriend G, Mahairaki V, Louis C, Kafatos FC. Integrins of Anopheles gambiae and a putative role of a new beta integrin, BINT2, in phagocytosis of E. coli. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2006 Apr; 36(4):282-90.
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  35. Lobo NF, Clayton JR, Fraser MJ, Kafatos FC, Collins FH. High efficiency germ-line transformation of mosquitoes. Nat Protoc. 2006; 1(3):1312-7.
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  36. Kafatos F. Chairman explains Europe's research council. Interviewed by Alison Abbott. Nature. 2005 Dec 8; 438(7069):723.
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  37. Abraham EG, Pinto SB, Ghosh A, Vanlandingham DL, Budd A, Higgs S, Kafatos FC, Jacobs-Lorena M, Michel K. An immune-responsive serpin, SRPN6, mediates mosquito defense against malaria parasites. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Nov 8; 102(45):16327-32.
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  38. Vontas J, Blass C, Koutsos AC, David JP, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Hemingway J, Christophides GK, Ranson H. Gene expression in insecticide resistant and susceptible Anopheles gambiae strains constitutively or after insecticide exposure. Insect Mol Biol. 2005 Oct; 14(5):509-21.
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  39. Sim C, Hong YS, Vanlandingham DL, Harker BW, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC, Higgs S, Collins FH. Modulation of Anopheles gambiae gene expression in response to o'nyong-nyong virus infection. Insect Mol Biol. 2005 Oct; 14(5):475-81.
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  40. Volz J, Osta MA, Kafatos FC, Müller HM. The roles of two clip domain serine proteases in innate immune responses of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. J Biol Chem. 2005 Dec 2; 280(48):40161-8.
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  41. Michel K, Budd A, Pinto S, Gibson TJ, Kafatos FC. Anopheles gambiae SRPN2 facilitates midgut invasion by the malaria parasite Plasmodium berghei. EMBO Rep. 2005 Sep; 6(9):891-7.
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  42. Meister S, Kanzok SM, Zheng XL, Luna C, Li TR, Hoa NT, Clayton JR, White KP, Kafatos FC, Christophides GK, Zheng L. Immune signaling pathways regulating bacterial and malaria parasite infection of the mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Aug 9; 102(32):11420-5.
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  43. Vlachou D, Kafatos FC. The complex interplay between mosquito positive and negative regulators of Plasmodium development. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2005 Aug; 8(4):415-21.
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  44. Vlachou D, Schlegelmilch T, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC. Functional genomic analysis of midgut epithelial responses in Anopheles during Plasmodium invasion. Curr Biol. 2005 Jul 12; 15(13):1185-95.
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  45. Moita LF, Wang-Sattler R, Michel K, Zimmermann T, Blandin S, Levashina EA, Kafatos FC. In vivo identification of novel regulators and conserved pathways of phagocytosis in A. gambiae. Immunity. 2005 Jul; 23(1):65-73.
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  46. Belyakin SN, Christophides GK, Alekseyenko AA, Kriventseva EV, Belyaeva ES, Nanayev RA, Makunin IV, Kafatos FC, Zhimulev IF. Genomic analysis of Drosophila chromosome underreplication reveals a link between replication control and transcriptional territories. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jun 7; 102(23):8269-74.
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  47. Kriventseva EV, Koutsos AC, Blass C, Kafatos FC, Christophides GK, Zdobnov EM. AnoEST: toward A. gambiae functional genomics. Genome Res. 2005 Jun; 15(6):893-9.
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  48. Xu X, Dong Y, Abraham EG, Kocan A, Srinivasan P, Ghosh AK, Sinden RE, Ribeiro JM, Jacobs-Lorena M, Kafatos FC, Dimopoulos G. Transcriptome analysis of Anopheles stephensi-Plasmodium berghei interactions. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2005 Jul; 142(1):76-87.
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  49. Michel K, Kafatos FC. Mosquito immunity against Plasmodium. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2005 Jul; 35(7):677-89.
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  50. Hill CA, Kafatos FC, Stansfield SK, Collins FH. Arthropod-borne diseases: vector control in the genomics era. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2005 Mar; 3(3):262-8.
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  51. Danielli A, Barillas-Mury C, Kumar S, Kafatos FC, Loukeris TG. Overexpression and altered nucleocytoplasmic distribution of Anopheles ovalbumin-like SRPN10 serpins in Plasmodium-infected midgut cells. Cell Microbiol. 2005 Feb; 7(2):181-90.
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  52. Hall N, Karras M, Raine JD, Carlton JM, Kooij TW, Berriman M, Florens L, Janssen CS, Pain A, Christophides GK, James K, Rutherford K, Harris B, Harris D, Churcher C, Quail MA, Ormond D, Doggett J, Trueman HE, Mendoza J, Bidwell SL, Rajandream MA, Carucci DJ, Yates JR, Kafatos FC, Janse CJ, Barrell B, Turner CM, Waters AP, Sinden RE. A comprehensive survey of the Plasmodium life cycle by genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic analyses. Science. 2005 Jan 7; 307(5706):82-6.
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  53. Kafatos FC. Mouse biology at Monterotondo. Science. 2004 Nov 26; 306(5701):1475.
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  54. Lycett GJ, Kafatos FC, Loukeris TG. Conditional expression in the malaria mosquito Anopheles stephensi with Tet-On and Tet-Off systems. Genetics. 2004 Aug; 167(4):1781-90.
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  55. Osta MA, Christophides GK, Vlachou D, Kafatos FC. Innate immunity in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae: comparative and functional genomics. J Exp Biol. 2004 Jul; 207(Pt 15):2551-63.
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  56. Vlachou D, Zimmermann T, Cantera R, Janse CJ, Waters AP, Kafatos FC. Real-time, in vivo analysis of malaria ookinete locomotion and mosquito midgut invasion. Cell Microbiol. 2004 Jul; 6(7):671-85.
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  57. Christophides GK, Vlachou D, Kafatos FC. Comparative and functional genomics of the innate immune system in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Immunol Rev. 2004 Apr; 198:127-48.
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  58. Osta MA, Christophides GK, Kafatos FC. Effects of mosquito genes on Plasmodium development. Science. 2004 Mar 26; 303(5666):2030-2.
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  59. Blandin S, Shiao SH, Moita LF, Janse CJ, Waters AP, Kafatos FC, Levashina EA. Complement-like protein TEP1 is a determinant of vectorial capacity in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Cell. 2004 Mar 5; 116(5):661-70.
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  60. Kafatos FC, Eisner T. Unification in the century of biology. Science. 2004 Feb 27; 303(5662):1257.
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  61. Srinivasan P, Abraham EG, Ghosh AK, Valenzuela J, Ribeiro JM, Dimopoulos G, Kafatos FC, Adams JH, Fujioka H, Jacobs-Lorena M. Analysis of the Plasmodium and Anopheles transcriptomes during oocyst differentiation. J Biol Chem. 2004 Feb 13; 279(7):5581-7.
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  62. Abraham EG, Islam S, Srinivasan P, Ghosh AK, Valenzuela JG, Ribeiro JM, Kafatos FC, Dimopoulos G, Jacobs-Lorena M. Analysis of the Plasmodium and Anopheles transcriptional repertoire during ookinete development and midgut invasion. J Biol Chem. 2004 Feb 13; 279(7):5573-80.
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  63. Kumar S, Christophides GK, Cantera R, Charles B, Han YS, Meister S, Dimopoulos G, Kafatos FC, Barillas-Mury C. The role of reactive oxygen species on Plasmodium melanotic encapsulation in Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Nov 25; 100(24):14139-44.
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  64. Dessens JT, Sidén-Kiamos I, Mendoza J, Mahairaki V, Khater E, Vlachou D, Xu XJ, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Dimopoulos G, Sinden RE. SOAP, a novel malaria ookinete protein involved in mosquito midgut invasion and oocyst development. Mol Microbiol. 2003 Jul; 49(2):319-29.
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  65. Cantera R, Lüer K, Rusten TE, Barrio R, Kafatos FC, Technau GM. Mutations in spalt cause a severe but reversible neurodegenerative phenotype in the embryonic central nervous system of Drosophila melanogaster. Development. 2002 Dec; 129(24):5577-86.
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  66. Danielli A, Kafatos FC, Loukeris TG. Cloning and characterization of four Anopheles gambiae serpin isoforms, differentially induced in the midgut by Plasmodium berghei invasion. J Biol Chem. 2003 Feb 7; 278(6):4184-93.
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  67. Zdobnov EM, von Mering C, Letunic I, Torrents D, Suyama M, Copley RR, Christophides GK, Thomasova D, Holt RA, Subramanian GM, Mueller HM, Dimopoulos G, Law JH, Wells MA, Birney E, Charlab R, Halpern AL, Kokoza E, Kraft CL, Lai Z, Lewis S, Louis C, Barillas-Mury C, Nusskern D, Rubin GM, Salzberg SL, Sutton GG, Topalis P, Wides R, Wincker P, Yandell M, Collins FH, Ribeiro J, Gelbart WM, Kafatos FC, Bork P. Comparative genome and proteome analysis of Anopheles gambiae and Drosophila melanogaster. Science. 2002 Oct 4; 298(5591):149-59.
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  68. Alphey L, Beard CB, Billingsley P, Coetzee M, Crisanti A, Curtis C, Eggleston P, Godfray C, Hemingway J, Jacobs-Lorena M, James AA, Kafatos FC, Mukwaya LG, Paton M, Powell JR, Schneider W, Scott TW, Sina B, Sinden R, Sinkins S, Spielman A, Touré Y, Collins FH. Malaria control with genetically manipulated insect vectors. Science. 2002 Oct 4; 298(5591):119-21.
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  69. Christophides GK, Zdobnov E, Barillas-Mury C, Birney E, Blandin S, Blass C, Brey PT, Collins FH, Danielli A, Dimopoulos G, Hetru C, Hoa NT, Hoffmann JA, Kanzok SM, Letunic I, Levashina EA, Loukeris TG, Lycett G, Meister S, Michel K, Moita LF, Müller HM, Osta MA, Paskewitz SM, Reichhart JM, Rzhetsky A, Troxler L, Vernick KD, Vlachou D, Volz J, von Mering C, Xu J, Zheng L, Bork P, Kafatos FC. Immunity-related genes and gene families in Anopheles gambiae. Science. 2002 Oct 4; 298(5591):159-65.
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  70. Holt RA, Subramanian GM, Halpern A, Sutton GG, Charlab R, Nusskern DR, Wincker P, Clark AG, Ribeiro JM, Wides R, Salzberg SL, Loftus B, Yandell M, Majoros WH, Rusch DB, Lai Z, Kraft CL, Abril JF, Anthouard V, Arensburger P, Atkinson PW, Baden H, de Berardinis V, Baldwin D, Benes V, Biedler J, Blass C, Bolanos R, Boscus D, Barnstead M, Cai S, Center A, Chaturverdi K, Christophides GK, Chrystal MA, Clamp M, Cravchik A, Curwen V, Dana A, Delcher A, Dew I, Evans CA, Flanigan M, Grundschober-Freimoser A, Friedli L, Gu Z, Guan P, Guigo R, Hillenmeyer ME, Hladun SL, Hogan JR, Hong YS, Hoover J, Jaillon O, Ke Z, Kodira C, Kokoza E, Koutsos A, Letunic I, Levitsky A, Liang Y, Lin JJ, Lobo NF, Lopez JR, Malek JA, McIntosh TC, Meister S, Miller J, Mobarry C, Mongin E, Murphy SD, O'Brochta DA, Pfannkoch C, Qi R, Regier MA, Remington K, Shao H, Sharakhova MV, Sitter CD, Shetty J, Smith TJ, Strong R, Sun J, Thomasova D, Ton LQ, Topalis P, Tu Z, Unger MF, Walenz B, Wang A, Wang J, Wang M, Wang X, Woodford KJ, Wortman JR, Wu M, Yao A, Zdobnov EM, Zhang H, Zhao Q, Zhao S, Zhu SC, Zhimulev I, Coluzzi M, della Torre A, Roth CW, Louis C, Kalush F, Mural RJ, Myers EW, Adams MD, Smith HO, Broder S, Gardner MJ, Fraser CM, Birney E, Bork P, Brey PT, Venter JC, Weissenbach J, Kafatos FC, Collins FH, Hoffman SL. The genome sequence of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Science. 2002 Oct 4; 298(5591):129-49.
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  71. Niaré O, Markianos K, Volz J, Oduol F, Touré A, Bagayoko M, Sangaré D, Traoré SF, Wang R, Blass C, Dolo G, Bouaré M, Kafatos FC, Kruglyak L, Touré YT, Vernick KD. Genetic loci affecting resistance to human malaria parasites in a West African mosquito vector population. Science. 2002 Oct 4; 298(5591):213-6.
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  72. Bagni C, Bray S, Gogos JA, Kafatos FC, Hsu T. The Drosophila zinc finger transcription factor CF2 is a myogenic marker downstream of MEF2 during muscle development. Mech Dev. 2002 Sep; 117(1-2):265-8.
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  73. Blandin S, Moita LF, Köcher T, Wilm M, Kafatos FC, Levashina EA. Reverse genetics in the mosquito Anopheles gambiae: targeted disruption of the Defensin gene. EMBO Rep. 2002 Sep; 3(9):852-6.
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  74. Rusten TE, Cantera R, Kafatos FC, Barrio R. The role of TGF beta signaling in the formation of the dorsal nervous system is conserved between Drosophila and chordates. Development. 2002 Aug; 129(15):3575-84.
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  75. Dimopoulos G, Christophides GK, Meister S, Schultz J, White KP, Barillas-Mury C, Kafatos FC. Genome expression analysis of Anopheles gambiae: responses to injury, bacterial challenge, and malaria infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Jun 25; 99(13):8814-9.
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  76. Kafatos FC. A revolutionary landscape: the restructuring of biology and its convergence with medicine. J Mol Biol. 2002 Jun 14; 319(4):861-7.
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  77. Thomasova D, Ton LQ, Copley RR, Zdobnov EM, Wang X, Hong YS, Sim C, Bork P, Kafatos FC, Collins FH. Comparative genomic analysis in the region of a major Plasmodium-refractoriness locus of Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Jun 11; 99(12):8179-84.
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  78. Lycett GJ, Kafatos FC. Anti-malarial mosquitoes? Nature. 2002 May 23; 417(6887):387-8.
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  79. Zhang D, Dimopoulos G, Wolf A, Miñana B, Kafatos FC, Winzerling JJ. Cloning and molecular characterization of two mosquito iron regulatory proteins. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2002 May; 32(5):579-89.
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  80. Merrill CE, Riesgo-Escovar J, Pitts RJ, Kafatos FC, Carlson JR, Zwiebel LJ. Visual arrestins in olfactory pathways of Drosophila and the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Feb 5; 99(3):1633-8.
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  81. Bolshakov VN, Topalis P, Blass C, Kokoza E, della Torre A, Kafatos FC, Louis C. A comparative genomic analysis of two distant diptera, the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, and the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Genome Res. 2002 Jan; 12(1):57-66.
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  82. Dimopoulos G, Kafatos FC, Waters AP, Sinden RE. Malaria parasites and the anopheles mosquito. Chem Immunol. 2002; 80:27-49.
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  83. Peter A, Schöttler P, Werner M, Beinert N, Dowe G, Burkert P, Mourkioti F, Dentzer L, He Y, Deak P, Benos PV, Gatt MK, Murphy L, Harris D, Barrell B, Ferraz C, Vidal S, Brun C, Demaille J, Cadieu E, Dreano S, Gloux S, Lelaure V, Mottier S, Galibert F, Borkova D, Miñana B, Kafatos FC, Bolshakov S, Sidén-Kiamos I, Papagiannakis G, Spanos L, Louis C, Madueño E, de Pablos B, Modolell J, Bucheton A, Callister D, Campbell L, Henderson NS, McMillan PJ, Salles C, Tait E, Valenti P, Saunders RD, Billaud A, Pachter L, Klapper R, Janning W, Glover DM, Ashburner M, Bellen HJ, Jäckle H, Schäfer U. Mapping and identification of essential gene functions on the X chromosome of Drosophila. EMBO Rep. 2002 Jan; 3(1):34-8.
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  84. Vizioli J, Bulet P, Hoffmann JA, Kafatos FC, Müller HM, Dimopoulos G. Gambicin: a novel immune responsive antimicrobial peptide from the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Oct 23; 98(22):12630-5.
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  86. Tomas AM, Margos G, Dimopoulos G, van Lin LH, de Koning-Ward TF, Sinha R, Lupetti P, Beetsma AL, Rodriguez MC, Karras M, Hager A, Mendoza J, Butcher GA, Kafatos F, Janse CJ, Waters AP, Sinden RE. P25 and P28 proteins of the malaria ookinete surface have multiple and partially redundant functions. EMBO J. 2001 Aug 1; 20(15):3975-83.
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  88. Benos PV, Gatt MK, Murphy L, Harris D, Barrell B, Ferraz C, Vidal S, Brun C, Demaille J, Cadieu E, Dreano S, Gloux S, Lelaure V, Mottier S, Galibert F, Borkova D, Miñana B, Kafatos FC, Bolshakov S, Sidén-Kiamos I, Papagiannakis G, Spanos L, Louis C, Madueño E, de Pablos B, Modolell J, Peter A, Schöttler P, Werner M, Mourkioti F, Beinert N, Dowe G, Schäfer U, Jäckle H, Bucheton A, Callister D, Campbell L, Henderson NS, McMillan PJ, Salles C, Tait E, Valenti P, Saunders RD, Billaud A, Pachter L, Glover DM, Ashburner M. From first base: the sequence of the tip of the X chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster, a comparison of two sequencing strategies. Genome Res. 2001 May; 11(5):710-30.
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  89. Dobens LL, Martín-Blanco E, Martínez-Arias A, Kafatos FC, Raftery LA. Drosophila puckered regulates Fos/Jun levels during follicle cell morphogenesis. Development. 2001 May; 128(10):1845-56.
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  90. Levashina EA, Moita LF, Blandin S, Vriend G, Lagueux M, Kafatos FC. Conserved role of a complement-like protein in phagocytosis revealed by dsRNA knockout in cultured cells of the mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Cell. 2001 Mar 9; 104(5):709-18.
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  91. Gomulski LM, Pitts RJ, Costa S, Saccone G, Torti C, Polito LC, Gasperi G, Malacrida AR, Kafatos FC, Zwiebel LJ. Genomic organization and characterization of the white locus of the Mediterranean fruitfly, Ceratitis capitata. Genetics. 2001 Mar; 157(3):1245-55.
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  92. Rusten TE, Cantera R, Urban J, Technau G, Kafatos FC, Barrio R. Spalt modifies EGFR-mediated induction of chordotonal precursors in the embryonic PNS of Drosophila promoting the development of oenocytes. Development. 2001 Mar; 128(5):711-22.
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  93. Dimopoulos G, Müller HM, Levashina EA, Kafatos FC. Innate immune defense against malaria infection in the mosquito. Curr Opin Immunol. 2001 Feb; 13(1):79-88.
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  94. Giannoni F, Müller HM, Vizioli J, Catteruccia F, Kafatos FC, Crisanti A. Nuclear factors bind to a conserved DNA element that modulates transcription of Anopheles gambiae trypsin genes. J Biol Chem. 2001 Jan 5; 276(1):700-7.
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  95. Han YS, Thompson J, Kafatos FC, Barillas-Mury C. Molecular interactions between Anopheles stephensi midgut cells and Plasmodium berghei: the time bomb theory of ookinete invasion of mosquitoes. EMBO J. 2000 Nov 15; 19(22):6030-40.
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  96. Catteruccia F, Nolan T, Loukeris TG, Blass C, Savakis C, Kafatos FC, Crisanti A. Stable germline transformation of the malaria mosquito Anopheles stephensi. Nature. 2000 Jun 22; 405(6789):959-62.
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  97. Danielli A, Loukeris TG, Lagueux M, Müller HM, Richman A, Kafatos FC. A modular chitin-binding protease associated with hemocytes and hemolymph in the mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Jun 20; 97(13):7136-41.
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  98. Dimopoulos G, Casavant TL, Chang S, Scheetz T, Roberts C, Donohue M, Schultz J, Benes V, Bork P, Ansorge W, Soares MB, Kafatos FC. Anopheles gambiae pilot gene discovery project: identification of mosquito innate immunity genes from expressed sequence tags generated from immune-competent cell lines. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Jun 6; 97(12):6619-24.
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  99. Benos PV, Gatt MK, Ashburner M, Murphy L, Harris D, Barrell B, Ferraz C, Vidal S, Brun C, Demailles J, Cadieu E, Dreano S, Gloux S, Lelaure V, Mottier S, Galibert F, Borkova D, Minana B, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Sidén-Kiamos I, Bolshakov S, Papagiannakis G, Spanos L, Cox S, Madueño E, de Pablos B, Modolell J, Peter A, Schöttler P, Werner M, Mourkioti F, Beinert N, Dowe G, Schäfer U, Jäckle H, Bucheton A, Callister DM, Campbell LA, Darlamitsou A, Henderson NS, McMillan PJ, Salles C, Tait EA, Valenti P, Saunder RD, Glover DM. From sequence to chromosome: the tip of the X chromosome of D. melanogaster. Science. 2000 Mar 24; 287(5461):2220-2.
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  100. Catteruccia F, Nolan T, Blass C, Muller HM, Crisanti A, Kafatos FC, Loukeris TG. Toward Anopheles transformation: Minos element activity in anopheline cells and embryos. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 Feb 29; 97(5):2157-62.
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  102. Hill F, Benes V, Thomasova D, Stewart AF, Kafatos FC, Ansorge W. BAC trimming: minimizing clone overlaps. Genomics. 2000 Feb 15; 64(1):111-3.
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  103. Vizioli J, Bulet P, Charlet M, Lowenberger C, Blass C, Müller HM, Dimopoulos G, Hoffmann J, Kafatos FC, Richman A. Cloning and analysis of a cecropin gene from the malaria vector mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Insect Mol Biol. 2000 Feb; 9(1):75-84.
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  104. Ahmed A, Martín D, Manetti AG, Han SJ, Lee WJ, Mathiopoulos KD, Müller HM, Kafatos FC, Raikhel A, Brey PT. Genomic structure and ecdysone regulation of the prophenoloxidase 1 gene in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 Dec 21; 96(26):14795-800.
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  105. Dessens JT, Beetsma AL, Dimopoulos G, Wengelnik K, Crisanti A, Kafatos FC, Sinden RE. CTRP is essential for mosquito infection by malaria ookinetes. EMBO J. 1999 Nov 15; 18(22):6221-7.
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  106. Barrio R, de Celis JF, Bolshakov S, Kafatos FC. Identification of regulatory regions driving the expression of the Drosophila spalt complex at different developmental stages. Dev Biol. 1999 Nov 1; 215(1):33-47.
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  107. Collins FH, Saunders RD, Kafatos FC, Roth C, Ke Z, Wang X, Dymbrowski K, Ton L, Hogan J. Genetics in the study of mosquito susceptibility to Plasmodium. Parassitologia. 1999 Sep; 41(1-3):163-8.
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  108. Dimopoulos G, Müller HM, Kafatos FC. How does Anopheles gambiae kill malaria parasites? Parassitologia. 1999 Sep; 41(1-3):169-75.
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  109. Cramer P, Varrot A, Barillas-Mury C, Kafatos FC, Müller CW. Structure of the specificity domain of the Dorsal homologue Gambif1 bound to DNA. Structure. 1999 Jul 15; 7(7):841-52.
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  110. de Celis JF, Barrio R, Kafatos FC. Regulation of the spalt/spalt-related gene complex and its function during sensory organ development in the Drosophila thorax. Development. 1999 Jun; 126(12):2653-62.
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  111. Hoffmann JA, Kafatos FC, Janeway CA, Ezekowitz RA. Phylogenetic perspectives in innate immunity. Science. 1999 May 21; 284(5418):1313-8.
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  112. Shen Z, Dimopoulos G, Kafatos FC, Jacobs-Lorena M. A cell surface mucin specifically expressed in the midgut of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 May 11; 96(10):5610-5.
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  113. Müller HM, Dimopoulos G, Blass C, Kafatos FC. A hemocyte-like cell line established from the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae expresses six prophenoloxidase genes. J Biol Chem. 1999 Apr 23; 274(17):11727-35.
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  114. Barillas-Mury C, Han YS, Seeley D, Kafatos FC. Anopheles gambiae Ag-STAT, a new insect member of the STAT family, is activated in response to bacterial infection. EMBO J. 1999 Feb 15; 18(4):959-67.
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  115. Cantera R, Kozlova T, Barillas-Mury C, Kafatos FC. Muscle structure and innervation are affected by loss of Dorsal in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Cell Neurosci. 1999 Feb; 13(2):131-41.
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  116. Wang R, Kafatos FC, Zheng L. Microsatellite markers and genotyping procedures for Anopheles gambiae. Parasitol Today. 1999 Jan; 15(1):33-7.
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  118. Kozlova T, Pokholkova GV, Tzertzinis G, Sutherland JD, Zhimulev IF, Kafatos FC. Drosophila hormone receptor 38 functions in metamorphosis: a role in adult cuticle formation. Genetics. 1998 Jul; 149(3):1465-75.
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  122. Deák P, Omar MM, Saunders RD, Pál M, Komonyi O, Szidonya J, Maróy P, Zhang Y, Ashburner M, Benos P, Savakis C, Siden-Kiamos I, Louis C, Bolshakov VN, Kafatos FC, Madueno E, Modolell J, Glover DM. P-element insertion alleles of essential genes on the third chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster: correlation of physical and cytogenetic maps in chromosomal region 86E-87F. Genetics. 1997 Dec; 147(4):1697-722.
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  123. Vlachou D, Konsolaki M, Tolias PP, Kafatos FC, Komitopoulou K. The autosomal chorion locus of the medfly Ceratitis capitata. I. Conserved synteny, amplification and tissue specificity but sequence divergence and altered temporal regulation. Genetics. 1997 Dec; 147(4):1829-42.
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  124. Kozlova T, Zhimulev IF, Kafatos FC. Molecular organization of an individual Drosophila polytene chromomere: transcribed sequences in the 10A1-2 band. Mol Gen Genet. 1997 Dec; 257(1):55-61.
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  125. Richman AM, Dimopoulos G, Seeley D, Kafatos FC. Plasmodium activates the innate immune response of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes. EMBO J. 1997 Oct 15; 16(20):6114-9.
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  127. Reynaud E, Bolshakov VN, Barajas V, Kafatos FC, Zurita M. Antisense suppression of the putative ribosomal protein S3A gene disrupts ovarian development in Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Gen Genet. 1997 Oct; 256(4):462-7.
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  128. Louis C, Madueño E, Modolell J, Omar MM, Papagiannakis G, Saunders RD, Savakis C, Sidén-Kiamos I, Spanos L, Topalis P, Zhang YQ, Ashburner M, Benos P, Bolshakov VN, Deak P, Glover DM, Herrmann S, Kafatos FC. One-hundred and five new potential Drosophila melanogaster genes revealed through STS analysis. Gene. 1997 Aug 22; 195(2):187-93.
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  129. Charlesworth A, Georgieva T, Gospodov I, Law JH, Dunkov BC, Ralcheva N, Barillas-Mury C, Ralchev K, Kafatos FC. Isolation and properties of Drosophila melanogaster ferritin--molecular cloning of a cDNA that encodes one subunit, and localization of the gene on the third chromosome. Eur J Biochem. 1997 Jul 15; 247(2):470-5.
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  130. Collins FH, Zheng L, Paskewitz SM, Kafatos FC. Progress in the map-based cloning of the Anopheles gambiae genes responsible for the encapsulation of malarial parasites. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1997 Jul; 91(5):517-21.
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  131. Dobens LL, Hsu T, Twombly V, Gelbart WM, Raftery LA, Kafatos FC. The Drosophila bunched gene is a homologue of the growth factor stimulated mammalian TSC-22 sequence and is required during oogenesis. Mech Dev. 1997 Jul; 65(1-2):197-208.
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  132. Zheng L, Cornel AJ, Wang R, Erfle H, Voss H, Ansorge W, Kafatos FC, Collins FH. Quantitative trait loci for refractoriness of Anopheles gambiae to Plasmodium cynomolgi B. Science. 1997 Apr 18; 276(5311):425-8.
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  133. Zurita M, Reynaud E, Kafatos FC. Cloning and characterization of cDNAs preferentially expressed in the ovary of the mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Insect Mol Biol. 1997 Feb; 6(1):55-62.
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  134. Barrio R, Shea MJ, Carulli J, Lipkow K, Gaul U, Frommer G, Schuh R, Jäckle H, Kafatos FC. The spalt-related gene of Drosophila melanogaster is a member of an ancient gene family, defined by the adjacent, region-specific homeotic gene spalt. Dev Genes Evol. 1996 Dec; 206(5):315-25.
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  135. Dimopoulos G, Richman A, della Torre A, Kafatos FC, Louis C. Identification and characterization of differentially expressed cDNAs of the vector mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Nov 12; 93(23):13066-71.
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  136. Barillas-Mury C, Charlesworth A, Gross I, Richman A, Hoffmann JA, Kafatos FC. Immune factor Gambif1, a new rel family member from the human malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae. EMBO J. 1996 Sep 2; 15(17):4691-701.
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  137. Dimopoulos G, Zheng L, Kumar V, della Torre A, Kafatos FC, Louis C. Integrated genetic map of Anopheles gambiae: use of RAPD polymorphisms for genetic, cytogenetic and STS landmarks. Genetics. 1996 Jun; 143(2):953-60.
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  138. Zheng L, Benedict MQ, Cornel AJ, Collins FH, Kafatos FC. An integrated genetic map of the African human malaria vector mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Genetics. 1996 Jun; 143(2):941-52.
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  139. Hsu T, Bagni C, Sutherland JD, Kafatos FC. The transcriptional factor CF2 is a mediator of EGF-R-activated dorsoventral patterning in Drosophila oogenesis. Genes Dev. 1996 Jun 1; 10(11):1411-21.
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  140. de Celis JF, Barrio R, Kafatos FC. A gene complex acting downstream of dpp in Drosophila wing morphogenesis. Nature. 1996 May 30; 381(6581):421-4.
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  141. Gogos JA, Jin J, Wan H, Kokkinidis M, Kafatos FC. Recognition of diverse sequences by class I zinc fingers: asymmetries and indirect effects on specificity in the interaction between CF2II and A+T-rich elements. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Mar 5; 93(5):2159-64.
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  142. Reuter D, Kühnlein RP, Frommer G, Barrio R, Kafatos FC, Jäckle H, Schuh R. Regulation, function and potential origin of the Drosophila gene spalt adjacent, which encodes a secreted protein expressed in the early embryo. Chromosoma. 1996 Mar; 104(6):445-54.
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  143. Mariani BD, Shea MJ, Conboy MJ, Conboy I, King DL, Kafatos FC. Analysis of regulatory elements of the developmentally controlled chorion s15 promoter in transgenic Drosophila. Dev Biol. 1996 Feb 25; 174(1):115-24.
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  144. Richman A, Kafatos FC. Immunity to eukaryotic parasites in vector insects. Curr Opin Immunol. 1996 Feb; 8(1):14-9.
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  145. Zwiebel LJ, Saccone G, Zacharopoulou A, Besansky NJ, Favia G, Collins FH, Louis C, Kafatos FC. The white gene of Ceratitis capitata: a phenotypic marker for germline transformation. Science. 1995 Dec 22; 270(5244):2005-8.
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  146. Zheng L, Whang LH, Kumar V, Kafatos FC. Two genes encoding midgut-specific maltase-like polypeptides from Anopheles gambiae. Exp Parasitol. 1995 Nov; 81(3):272-83.
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  147. Sutherland JD, Kozlova T, Tzertzinis G, Kafatos FC. Drosophila hormone receptor 38: a second partner for Drosophila USP suggests an unexpected role for nuclear receptors of the nerve growth factor-induced protein B type. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995 Aug 15; 92(17):7966-70.
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  148. Lanzaro GC, Zheng L, Toure YT, Traore SF, Kafatos FC, Vernick KD. Microsatellite DNA and isozyme variability in a west African population of Anopheles gambiae. Insect Mol Biol. 1995 May; 4(2):105-12.
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  149. Kafatos FC. EMBL and European cooperation in the life sciences. Science. 1994 Dec 16; 266(5192):1789-90.
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  150. Tzertzinis G, Malecki A, Kafatos FC. BmCF1, a Bombyx mori RXR-type receptor related to the Drosophila ultraspiracle. J Mol Biol. 1994 May 6; 238(3):479-86.
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  151. Fenerjian MG, Kafatos FC. Developmental specificity of a bidirectional moth chorion promoter in transgenic Drosophila. Dev Biol. 1994 Jan; 161(1):37-47.
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  152. Gogos JA, Kafatos FC. Determination of sequence preferences of DNA binding proteins using pooled solid-phase sequencing of low degeneracy oligonucleotide mixtures. Methods Mol Biol. 1994; 30:295-312.
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  153. Grinblat Y, Zusman S, Yee G, Hynes RO, Kafatos FC. Functions of the cytoplasmic domain of the beta PS integrin subunit during Drosophila development. Development. 1994 Jan; 120(1):91-102.
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  154. Khoury Christianson AM, Kafatos FC. Antibody detection of protein complexes bound to DNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 1993 Sep 11; 21(18):4416-7.
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  155. Tolias PP, Konsolaki M, Halfon MS, Stroumbakis ND, Kafatos FC. Elements controlling follicular expression of the s36 chorion gene during Drosophila oogenesis. Mol Cell Biol. 1993 Sep; 13(9):5898-906.
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  156. Zheng L, Collins FH, Kumar V, Kafatos FC. A detailed genetic map for the X chromosome of the malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae. Science. 1993 Jul 30; 261(5121):605-8.
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  157. Hsu T, King DL, LaBonne C, Kafatos FC. A Drosophila single-strand DNA/RNA-binding factor contains a high-mobility-group box and is enriched in the nucleolus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 Jul 15; 90(14):6488-92.
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  158. Zusman S, Grinblat Y, Yee G, Kafatos FC, Hynes RO. Analyses of PS integrin functions during Drosophila development. Development. 1993 Jul; 118(3):737-50.
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  159. Kafatos FC. Address to the EMBO Council. EMBL: principles for the next decade. EMBO J. 1993 Jul; 12(7):2587-8.
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  160. Saunders RD, Ashburner M, Coulson D, Glover DM, Kafatos FC, Louis C, Modolell J, Rimmington GA, Savakis C, Sidin-Kiamos I. Polytene chromosome microdissection and molecular genome mapping in Drosophila and other dipterans. Parassitologia. 1993 Jul; 35 Suppl:99-102.
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  161. Christianson AM, Kafatos FC. Binding affinity of the Drosophila melanogaster CF1/USP protein to the chorion s15 promoter. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1993 Jun 30; 193(3):1318-23.
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  162. Hsu T, Gogos JA, Bolton J, Kafatos FC. Alternatively spliced isoforms of a Cis2-His2 zinc-finger domain. Developmental regulation and binding-site selection. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1993 Jun 11; 684:218-9.
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  163. Spoerel NA, Nguyen HT, Towne S, Kafatos FC. Negative and positive regulators modulate the activity of a silkmoth chorion gene during choriogenesis. J Mol Biol. 1993 Mar 5; 230(1):151-60.
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  164. Christianson AM, King DL, Hatzivassiliou E, Casas JE, Hallenbeck PL, Nikodem VM, Mitsialis SA, Kafatos FC. DNA binding and heteromerization of the Drosophila transcription factor chorion factor 1/ultraspiracle. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1992 Dec 1; 89(23):11503-7.
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  165. Hsu T, Gogos JA, Kirsh SA, Kafatos FC. Multiple zinc finger forms resulting from developmentally regulated alternative splicing of a transcription factor gene. Science. 1992 Sep 25; 257(5078):1946-50.
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  166. Gogos JA, Hsu T, Bolton J, Kafatos FC. Sequence discrimination by alternatively spliced isoforms of a DNA binding zinc finger domain. Science. 1992 Sep 25; 257(5078):1951-5.
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  167. Bienz-Tadmor B, Tolias P, Stebbins-Boaz B, Mariani BD, Gerbi SA, Kafatos FC. Chorion gene cis-regulatory DNA restricts tissue specificity of reporter gene expression in transformed Drosophila. Chromosoma. 1992 Aug; 101(9):538-48.
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  168. Swimmer C, Kashevsky H, Mao G, Kafatos FC. Positive and negative DNA elements of the Drosophila grimshawi s18 chorion gene assayed in Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol. 1992 Jul; 152(1):103-12.
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  169. Konsolaki M, Sanicola M, Kozlova T, Liu V, Arcà B, Savakis C, Gelbart WM, Kafatos FC. FLP-mediated intermolecular recombination in the cytoplasm of Drosophila embryos. New Biol. 1992 May; 4(5):551-7.
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  170. Zacharopoulou A, Frisardi M, Savakis C, Robinson AS, Tolias P, Konsolaki M, Komitopoulou K, Kafatos FC. The genome of the Mediterranean fruitfly Ceratitis capitata: localization of molecular markers by in situ hybridization to salivary gland polytene chromosomes. Chromosoma. 1992 Apr; 101(7):448-55.
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  171. Zheng L, Saunders RD, Fortini D, della Torre A, Coluzzi M, Glover DM, Kafatos FC. Low-resolution genome map of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 Dec 15; 88(24):11187-91.
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  172. Merriam J, Ashburner M, Hartl DL, Kafatos FC. Toward cloning and mapping the genome of Drosophila. Science. 1991 Oct 11; 254(5029):221-5.
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  173. Bray SJ, Kafatos FC. Developmental function of Elf-1: an essential transcription factor during embryogenesis in Drosophila. Genes Dev. 1991 Sep; 5(9):1672-83.
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  174. Mével-Ninio M, Terracol R, Kafatos FC. The ovo gene of Drosophila encodes a zinc finger protein required for female germ line development. EMBO J. 1991 Aug; 10(8):2259-66.
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  175. Kafatos FC, Louis C, Savakis C, Glover DM, Ashburner M, Link AJ, Sidén-Kiamos I, Saunders RD. Integrated maps of the Drosophila genome: progress and prospects. Trends Genet. 1991 May; 7(5):155-61.
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  176. Gogos JA, Tzertzinis G, Kafatos FC. Binding site selection analysis of protein-DNA interactions via solid phase sequencing of oligonucleotide mixtures. Nucleic Acids Res. 1991 Apr 11; 19(7):1449-53.
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  177. Romano CP, Martinez-Cruzado JC, Kafatos FC. The relative importance of transcriptional and post transcriptional regulation of Drosophila chorion gene expression during oogenesis. Dev Genet. 1991; 12(3):196-205.
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  178. Gogos JA, Karayiorgou M, Aburatani H, Kafatos FC. Detection of single base mismatches of thymine and cytosine residues by potassium permanganate and hydroxylamine in the presence of tetralkylammonium salts. Nucleic Acids Res. 1990 Dec 11; 18(23):6807-14.
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  179. Sidén-Kiamos I, Saunders RD, Spanos L, Majerus T, Treanear J, Savakis C, Louis C, Glover DM, Ashburner M, Kafatos FC. Towards a physical map of the Drosophila melanogaster genome: mapping of cosmid clones within defined genomic divisions. Nucleic Acids Res. 1990 Nov 11; 18(21):6261-70.
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  180. Swimmer C, Fenerjian MG, Martínez-Cruzado JC, Kafatos FC. Evolution of the autosomal chorion cluster in Drosophila. III. Comparison of the s18 gene in evolutionarily distant species and heterospecific control of chorion gene amplification. J Mol Biol. 1990 Sep 20; 215(2):225-35.
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  181. Tolias PP, Konsolaki M, Komitopoulou K, Kafatos FC. The chorion genes of the medfly, Ceratitis capitata. II. Characterization of three novel cDNA clones obtained by differential screening of an ovarian library. Dev Biol. 1990 Jul; 140(1):105-12.
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  182. Shea MJ, King DL, Conboy MJ, Mariani BD, Kafatos FC. Proteins that bind to Drosophila chorion cis-regulatory elements: a new C2H2 zinc finger protein and a C2C2 steroid receptor-like component. Genes Dev. 1990 Jul; 4(7):1128-40.
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  183. Jones G, Brown N, Manczak M, Hiremath S, Kafatos FC. Molecular cloning, regulation, and complete sequence of a hemocyanin-related, juvenile hormone-suppressible protein from insect hemolymph. J Biol Chem. 1990 May 25; 265(15):8596-602.
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  184. Tolias PP, Kafatos FC. Functional dissection of an early Drosophila chorion gene promoter: expression throughout the follicular epithelium is under spatially composite regulation. EMBO J. 1990 May; 9(5):1457-64.
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  185. Konsolaki M, Komitopoulou K, Tolias PP, King DL, Swimmer C, Kafatos FC. The chorion genes of the medfly, Ceratitis capitata, I: Structural and regulatory conservation of the s36 gene relative to two Drosophila species. Nucleic Acids Res. 1990 Apr 11; 18(7):1731-7.
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  186. Mitsialis SA, Veletza S, Kafatos FC. Transgenic regulation of moth chorion gene promoters in Drosophila: tissue, temporal, and quantitative control of four bidirectional promoters. J Mol Evol. 1989 Dec; 29(6):486-95.
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  187. Saunders RD, Glover DM, Ashburner M, Siden-Kiamos I, Louis C, Monastirioti M, Savakis C, Kafatos F. PCR amplification of DNA microdissected from a single polytene chromosome band: a comparison with conventional microcloning. Nucleic Acids Res. 1989 Nov 25; 17(22):9027-37.
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  190. Brown NH, King DL, Wilcox M, Kafatos FC. Developmentally regulated alternative splicing of Drosophila integrin PS2 alpha transcripts. Cell. 1989 Oct 6; 59(1):185-95.
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  191. Grinblat Y, Brown NH, Kafatos FC. Isolation and characterization of the Drosophila translational elongation factor 2 gene. Nucleic Acids Res. 1989 Sep 25; 17(18):7303-14.
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  193. Orr WC, Galanopoulos VK, Romano CP, Kafatos FC. A female sterile screen of the Drosophila melanogaster X chromosome using hybrid dysgenesis: identification and characterization of egg morphology mutants. Genetics. 1989 Aug; 122(4):847-58.
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  194. Fenerjian MG, Martínez-Cruzado JC, Swimmer C, King D, Kafatos FC. Evolution of the autosomal chorion cluster in Drosophila. II. Chorion gene expression and sequence comparisons of the s16 and s19 genes in evolutionarily distant species. J Mol Evol. 1989 Aug; 29(2):108-25.
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  196. Delidakis C, Kafatos FC. Amplification enhancers and replication origins in the autosomal chorion gene cluster of Drosophila. EMBO J. 1989 Mar; 8(3):891-901.
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  198. Mazur GD, Regier JC, Kafatos FC. Morphogenesis of silkmoth chorion: sequential modification of an early helicoidal framework through expansion and densification. Tissue Cell. 1989; 21(2):227-42.
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  199. Brown NH, Kafatos FC. Functional cDNA libraries from Drosophila embryos. J Mol Biol. 1988 Sep 20; 203(2):425-37.
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  201. Mariani BD, Lingappa JR, Kafatos FC. Temporal regulation in development: negative and positive cis regulators dictate the precise timing of expression of a Drosophila chorion gene. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1988 May; 85(9):3029-33.
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  202. Romano CP, Bienz-Tadmor B, Mariani BD, Kafatos FC. Both early and late Drosophila chorion gene promoters confer correct temporal, tissue and sex specificity on a reporter Adh gene. EMBO J. 1988 Mar; 7(3):783-90.
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  203. Loukas M, Kafatos FC. Chromosomal locations of actin genes are conserved between the melanogaster and obscura groups of Drosophila. Genetica. 1988 Feb 29; 76(1):33-41.
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  204. Moschonas NK, Thireos G, Kafatos FC. Evolution of chorion structural genes and regulatory mechanisms in two wild silkmoths: a preliminary analysis. J Mol Evol. 1988; 27(3):187-93.
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  205. Komitopoulou K, Margaritis LH, Kafatos FC. Structural and biochemical studies on four sex-linked chorion mutants of Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Genet. 1988; 9(1):37-48.
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  206. Mitsialis SA, Spoerel N, Leviten M, Kafatos FC. A short 5'-flanking DNA region is sufficient for developmentally correct expression of moth chorion genes in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1987 Nov; 84(22):7987-91.
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  208. Spoerel NA, Kafatos FC. Identification of genomic sequences corresponding to cDNA clones. Methods Enzymol. 1987; 152:588-97.
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  210. Spoerel NA, Kafatos FC. Isolation of full-length genes: walking the chromosome. Methods Enzymol. 1987; 152:598-603.
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  211. Lecanidou R, Rodakis GC, Eickbush TH, Kafatos FC. Evolution of the silk moth chorion gene superfamily: gene families CA and CB. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1986 Sep; 83(17):6514-8.
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  212. Spoerel N, Nguyen HT, Kafatos FC. Gene regulation and evolution in the chorion locus of Bombyx mori. Structural and developmental characterization of four eggshell genes and their flanking DNA regions. J Mol Biol. 1986 Jul 5; 190(1):23-35.
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  213. Snyder PB, Galanopoulos VK, Kafatos FC. Trans-acting amplification mutants and other eggshell mutants of the third chromosome in Drosophila melanogaster. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1986 May; 83(10):3341-5.
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  214. Bäumlein H, Wobus U, Pustell J, Kafatos FC. The legumin gene family: structure of a B type gene of Vicia faba and a possible legumin gene specific regulatory element. Nucleic Acids Res. 1986 Mar 25; 14(6):2707-20.
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  215. Pustell J, Kafatos FC. A convenient and adaptable microcomputer environment for DNA and protein sequence manipulation and analysis. Nucleic Acids Res. 1986 Jan 10; 14(1):479-88.
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  216. Loukas M, Delidakis C, Kafatos FC. Genomic blot hybridization as a tool of phylogenetic analysis: evolutionary divergence in the genus Drosophila. J Mol Evol. 1986; 24(1-2):174-88.
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  217. Komitopoulou K, Kouyanou S, Kafatos FC. A temperature-sensitive mutant affecting the process of chorion gene amplification in Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Genet. 1986; 7(2):75-80.
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  218. Bäumlein H, Pustell J, Wobus U, Case ST, Kafatos FC. The 3' ends of two genes in the Balbiani ring c locus of Chironomus thummi. J Mol Evol. 1986; 24(1-2):72-82.
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  219. Hamodrakas SJ, Etmektzoglou T, Kafatos FC. Amino acid periodicities and their structural implications for the evolutionarily conservative central domain of some silkmoth chorion proteins. J Mol Biol. 1985 Dec 5; 186(3):583-9.
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  220. Eickbush TH, Rodakis GC, Lecanidou R, Kafatos FC. A complex set of early chorion DNA sequences from Bombyx mori. Dev Biol. 1985 Dec; 112(2):368-76.
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  221. Mitsialis SA, Kafatos FC. Regulatory elements controlling chorion gene expression are conserved between flies and moths. Nature. 1985 Oct 3-9; 317(6036):453-6.
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  223. Wong YC, Pustell J, Spoerel N, Kafatos FC. Coding and potential regulatory sequences of a cluster of chorion genes in Drosophila melanogaster. Chromosoma. 1985; 92(2):124-35.
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  224. Iatrou K, Tsitilou SG, Kafatos FC. DNA sequence transfer between two high-cysteine chorion gene families in the silkmoth Bombyx mori. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1984 Jul; 81(14):4452-6.
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  225. Lecanidou R, Eickbush TH, Kafatos FC. Ribosomal DNA genes of Bombyx mori: a minor fraction of the repeating units contain insertions. Nucleic Acids Res. 1984 Jun 11; 12(11):4703-13.
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  226. Orr W, Komitopoulou K, Kafatos FC. Mutants suppressing in trans chorion gene amplification in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1984 Jun; 81(12):3773-7.
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  227. Pustell J, Kafatos FC. A convenient and adaptable package of computer programs for DNA and protein sequence management, analysis and homology determination. Nucleic Acids Res. 1984 Jan 11; 12(1 Pt 2):643-55.
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  228. Pustell J, Kafatos FC, Wobus U, Bäumlein H. Balbiani ring DNA: sequence comparisons and evolutionary history of a family of hierarchically repetitive protein-coding genes. J Mol Evol. 1984; 20(3-4):281-95.
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  229. Hamodrakas SJ, Kafatos FC. Structural implications of primary sequences from a family of Balbiani ring-encoded proteins in Chironomus. J Mol Evol. 1984; 20(3-4):296-303.
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  230. Goldsmith MR, Kafatos FC. Developmentally regulated genes in silkmoths. Annu Rev Genet. 1984; 18:443-87.
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  231. Komitopoulou K, Gans M, Margaritis LH, Kafatos FC, Masson M. Isolation and Characterization of Sex-Linked Female-Sterile Mutants in DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER with Special Attention to Eggshell Mutants. Genetics. 1983 Dec; 105(4):897-920.
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  232. Kouyanou S, Fragoulis E, Kafatos FC. Developmental and evolutionary comparisons of proteins from purified ribosomal subunits in two silkmoths. Eur J Biochem. 1983 Sep 1; 135(1):1-8.
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  233. Lecanidou R, Eickbush TH, Rodakis GC, Kafatos FC. Novel B family sequence from an early chorion cDNA library of Bombyx mori. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1983 Apr; 80(7):1955-9.
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  234. Regier JC, Kafatos FC, Hamodrakas SJ. Silkmoth chorion multigene families constitute a superfamily: comparison of C and B family sequences. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1983 Feb; 80(4):1043-7.
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  236. Beltz GA, Jacobs KA, Eickbush TH, Cherbas PT, Kafatos FC. Isolation of multigene families and determination of homologies by filter hybridization methods. Methods Enzymol. 1983; 100:266-85.
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  237. Tsitilou SG, Rodakis GC, Alexopoulou M, Kafatos FC, Ito K, Iatrou K. Structural features of B family chorion sequences in the silkmoth Bombyx mori, and their evolutionary implications. EMBO J. 1983; 2(10):1845-52.
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  238. Pustell J, Kafatos FC. A high speed, high capacity homology matrix: zooming through SV40 and polyoma. Nucleic Acids Res. 1982 Aug 11; 10(15):4765-82.
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  239. Bäumlein H, Wobus U, Gerbi SA, Kafatos FC. The basic repeat unit of a Chironomus Balbiani ring gene. Nucleic Acids Res. 1982 Jul 10; 10(13):3893-904.
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  240. Regier JC, Mazur GD, Kafatos FC, Paul M. Morphogenesis of silkmoth chorion: initial framework formation and its relation to synthesis of specific proteins. Dev Biol. 1982 Jul; 92(1):159-74.
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  242. Rodakis GC, Kafatos FC. Origin of evolutionary novelty in proteins: how a high-cysteine chorion protein has evolved. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1982 Jun; 79(11):3551-5.
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  243. Griffin-Shea R, Thireos G, Kafatos FC. Organization of a cluster of four chorion genes in Drosophila and its relationship to developmental expression and amplification. Dev Biol. 1982 Jun; 91(2):325-36.
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  245. Hamodrakas SJ, Asher SA, Mazur GD, Regier JC, Kafatos FC. Laser Raman studies of protein conformation in the silkmoth chorion. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1982 May 3; 703(2):216-22.
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  248. Bäumlein H, Wobus U, Gerbi S, Kafatos FC. Characterization of a 249-bp tandemly repetitive, satellite-like repeat in the translated portion of Balbiani ring c of Chironomus thummi. EMBO J. 1982; 1(5):641-7.
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  249. Jones CW, Kafatos FC. Accepted mutations in a gene family: evolutionary diversification of duplicated DNA. J Mol Evol. 1982; 19(1):87-103.
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  252. Regier JC, Kafatos FC. In vivo kinetics of pyrrolidonecarboxylic acid formation in selected silkmoth chorion proteins. J Biol Chem. 1981 Jun 25; 256(12):6444-51.
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  255. Wobus U, Bäumlein H, Panitz R, Serfling E, Kafatos FC. Periodicities and tandem repeats in a Balbiani ring gene. Cell. 1980 Nov; 22(1 Pt 1):127-35.
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  256. Thireos G, Griffin-Shea R, Kafatos FC. Untranslated mRNA for a chorion protein of Drosophila melanogaster accumulates transiently at the onset of specific gene amplification. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1980 Oct; 77(10):5789-93.
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  257. Kafatos FC. Recombinant DNA studies on the structure, evolution, and developmental expression of structural gene families. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1980 Sep; 29(5 Suppl):1111-6.
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  258. Nadel MR, Thireos G, Kafatos FC. Effect of the pleiotropic GrB mutation of Bombyx mori on chorion protein synthesis. Cell. 1980 Jul; 20(3):649-58.
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  259. Thireos G, Kafatos FC. Cell-free translation of silkmoth chorion mRNAs: identification of protein precursors and characterization of cloned DNAs by hybrid-selected translation. Dev Biol. 1980 Jul; 78(1):36-46.
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  260. Iatrou K, Tsitilou SG, Goldsmith MR, Kafatos FC. Molecular analysis of the GrB mutation in Bombyx mori through the use of chorion cDNA library. Cell. 1980 Jul; 20(3):659-69.
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  261. Margaritis LH, Kafatos FC, Petri WH. The eggshell of Drosophila melanogaster. I. Fine structure of the layers and regions of the wild-type eggshell. J Cell Sci. 1980 Jun; 43:1-35.
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  262. Tsitilou SG, Regier JC, Kafatos FC. Selection and sequence analysis of a cDNA clone encoding a known chorion protein of the A family. Nucleic Acids Res. 1980 May 10; 8(9):1987-97.
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  263. Mazur GD, Regier JC, Kafatos FC. The silkmoth chorion: morphogenesis of surface structures and its relation to synthesis of specific proteins. Dev Biol. 1980 May; 76(2):305-21.
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  264. Regier JC, Mazur GD, Kafatos FC. The silkmoth chorion: morphological and biochemical characterization of four surface regions. Dev Biol. 1980 May; 76(2):286-304.
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  265. Jones CW, Kafatos FC. Coordinately expressed members of two chorion multi-gene families are clustered, alternating and divergently orientated. Nature. 1980 Apr 17; 284(5757):635-8.
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  266. Griffin-Shea R, Thireos G, Kafatos FC, Petri WH, Villa-Komaroff L. Chorion cDNA clones of D. melanogaster and their use in studies of sequence homology and chromosomal location of chorion genes. Cell. 1980 Apr; 19(4):915-22.
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  267. Nadel MR, Kafatos FC. Specific protein synthesis in cellular differentiation. IV. The chorion proteins of Bombyx mori and their program of synthesis. Dev Biol. 1980 Mar; 75(1):26-40.
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  268. Nadel MR, Goldsmith MR, Goplerud J, Kafatos FC. Specific protein synthesis in cellular differentiation. V. A secretory defect of chorion formation in the Grcol mutant of Bombyx mori. Dev Biol. 1980 Mar; 75(1):41-58.
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  269. Sim GK, Kafatos FC, Jones CW, Koehler MD, Efstratiadis A, Maniatis T. Use of a cDNA library for studies on evolution and developmental expression of the chorion multigene families. Cell. 1979 Dec; 18(4):1303-16.
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  270. Thireos G, Shea RG, Kafatos FC. Identification of chorion protein precursors and the mRNAs that encode them in Drosophila melanogaster. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1979 Dec; 76(12):6279-83.
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  271. Jones CW, Rosenthal N, Rodakis GC, Kafatos FC. Evolution of two major chorion multigene families as inferred from cloned cDNA and protein sequences. Cell. 1979 Dec; 18(4):1317-32.
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  272. Kafatos FC, Jones CW, Efstratiadis A. Determination of nucleic acid sequence homologies and relative concentrations by a dot hybridization procedure. Nucleic Acids Res. 1979 Nov 24; 7(6):1541-52.
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  273. Blau HM, Kafatos FC. Morphogenesis of the silkmoth chorion: patterns of distribution and insolubilization of the structural proteins. Dev Biol. 1979 Oct; 72(2):211-25.
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  274. Blau HM, Kafatos FC. Secretory kinetics in the follicular cells of silkmoths during eggshell formation. J Cell Biol. 1978 Jul; 78(1):131-51.
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  275. Maniatis T, Efstratiadis A, Sim GK, Kafatos F. Amplification and characterization of eukaryotic structural genes. Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 1978 May; (48):9-10.
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  277. Regier JC, Kafatos FC, Goodfliesh R, Hood L. Silkmoth chorion proteins: sequence analysis of the products of a multigene family. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1978 Jan; 75(1):390-4.
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  278. Sim GK, Efstratiadis A, Jones CW, Kafatos FC, Koehler M, Kronenberg HM, Maniatis T, Regier JC, Roberts BF, Rosenthal N. Studies on the structure of genes expressed during development. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1978; 42 Pt 2:933-45.
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  279. Kafatos FC, Efstratiadis A, Forget BG, Weissman SM. Molecular evolution of human and rabbit beta-globin mRNAs. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1977 Dec; 74(12):5618-22.
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  280. Efstratiadis A, Vournakis JN, Donis-Keller H, Chaconas G, Dougall DK, Kafatos FC. End labeling of enzymatically decapped mRNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 1977 Dec; 4(12):4165-74.
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  281. Regier JC, Kafatos FC. Absolute rates of protein synthesis in sea urchins with specific activity measurements of radioactive leucine and leucyl-tRNA. Dev Biol. 1977 Jun; 57(2):270-83.
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  282. Efstratiadis A, Kafatos FC, Maniatis T. The primary structure of rabbit beta-globin mRNA as determined from cloned DNA. Cell. 1977 Apr; 10(4):571-85.
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  284. Gelinas RE, Kafatos FC. The control of chorion protein synthesis in silkmoths: mRNA production parallels protein synthesis. Dev Biol. 1977 Jan; 55(1):179-90.
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  285. Margaritis LH, Petri WH, Kafatos FC. Three dimensional structure of the endochorion in wild type Drosophila melanogaster. J Exp Zool. 1976 Dec; 198(3):403-8.
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  286. Nardi JB, Kafatos FC. Polarity and gradients in lepidopteran wing epidermis. II. The differential adhesiveness model: gradient of a non-diffusible cell surface parameter. J Embryol Exp Morphol. 1976 Dec; 36(3):489-512.
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  287. Nardi JB, Kafatos FC. Polarity and gradients in lepidopteran wing epidermis. I. Changes in graft polarity, form, and cell density accompanying transpositions and reorientations. J Embryol Exp Morphol. 1976 Dec; 36(3):469-87.
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  288. Beckendorf SK, Kafatos FC. Differentiation in the salivary glands of Drosophila melanogaster: characterization of the glue proteins and their developmental appearance. Cell. 1976 Nov; 9(3):365-73.
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  289. Efstratiadis A, Crain WR, Britten RJ, Davidson EH, Kafatos FC. DNA sequence organization in the lepidopteran Antheraea pernyi. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1976 Jul; 73(7):2289-93.
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  291. Hakim RS, Kafatos FC. Cellular metamorphosis. II. The larval labial gland duct and its prospective adult fates in the tobacco hornworm. Dev Biol. 1976 Apr; 49(2):369-80.
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  292. Petri WH, Wyman AR, Kafatos FC. Specific protein synthesis in cellular differentiation. III. The eggshell proteins of Drosophila melanogaster and their program of synthesis. Dev Biol. 1976 Mar; 49(1):185-99.
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  293. Efstratiadis A, Kafatos FC, Maxam AM, Maniatis T. Enzymatic in vitro synthesis of globin genes. Cell. 1976 Feb; 7(2):279-88.
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  294. Selman K, Kafatos FC. Differentiation in the cocoonase producing silkmoth galea: ultrastructural studies. Dev Biol. 1975 Sep; 46(1):132-50.
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  299. Selman K, Kafatos FC. Transdifferentiation in the labial gland of silk moths: is DNA required for cellular metamorphosis? Cell Differ. 1974 Jul; 3(2):81-94.
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  300. Selman K, Kafatos FC. Thymidine metabolism and the monitoring of DNA synthesis in insects. J Insect Physiol. 1974 Mar; 20(3):513-28.
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  303. Burnside B, Kozak C, Kafatos FC. Tubulin determination by an isotope dilution-vinblastine precipitation method. The tubulin content of Spisula eggs and embryos. J Cell Biol. 1973 Dec; 59(3):755-62.
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  306. Donohoo P, Kafatos FC. Differences in the proteins synthesized by the progeny of the first two blastomeres of Iiyanassa, a "mosaic" embryo. Dev Biol. 1973 May; 32(1):224-9.
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  307. Paul M, Goldsmith MR, Hunsley JR, Kafatos FC. Specific protein synthesis in cellular differentiation. Production of eggshell proteins by silkmoth follicular cells. J Cell Biol. 1972 Dec; 55(3):653-80.
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  311. Kafatos FC. The cocoonase zymogen cells of silk moths: a model of terminal cell differentiation for specific protein synthesis. Curr Top Dev Biol. 1972; 7:125-91.
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  312. Regier JC, Kafatos FC. Microtechnique for determining the specific activity of radioactive intracellular leucine and applications to in vivo studies of protein synthesis. J Biol Chem. 1971 Nov; 246(21):6480-8.
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  313. Berger E, Kafatos FC, Felsted RL, Law JH. Cocoonase. 3. Purification, preliminary characterization, and activation of the zymogen of an insect protease. J Biol Chem. 1971 Jul 10; 246(13):4131-7.
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  314. Berger E, Kafatos FC. Quantitative studies of prococoonase synthesis and accumulation during development. Dev Biol. 1971 Jul; 25(3):377-97.
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  315. Yund MA, Yund EW, Kafatos FC. A computer method for analysis of radioactivity data from single and double labeled experiments. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1971 May 21; 43(4):717-22.
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  316. Berger E, Kafatos FC. Immunochemistry of an insect protease, cocoonase, and its zymogen. Immunochemistry. 1971 May; 8(5):391-403.
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  317. Kafatos FC. Cellular metamorphosis. I. The labial gland of Antherea pernyi. Endocrinol Exp. 1971 Mar; 5(1):101-7.
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  318. Kafatos FC, Kiortsis V. The packaging of a secretory protein. Kinetics of cocoonase zymogen transport into a storage vacuole. J Cell Biol. 1971 Feb; 48(2):426-31.
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  319. MacWilliams HK, Kafatos FC, Bossert WH. The feedback inhibition of basal disk regeneration in Hydra has a continuously variable intensity. Dev Biol. 1970 Nov; 23(3):380-98.
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  320. Hughes M, Kafatos FC. Processing of ribosomal RNA precursor in isolated insect nuclei. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1970; 39(6):1108-13.
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  321. Kafatos FC, Feder N. Cytodifferentiation during insect metamorphosis: the galea of silkmoths. Science. 1968 Aug 2; 161(3840):470-2.
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  322. Kafatos FC, Reich J. Stability of differentiation-specific and nonspecific messenger RNA in insect cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1968 Aug; 60(4):1458-65.
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  323. Kafatos FC. Cytoplasmic particles carrying rapidly labeled RNA in developing insect epidermis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1968 Apr; 59(4):1251-8.
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  324. MacWilliams HK, Kafatos FC. Hydra viridis: inhibition by the basal disk of basal disk differentiation. Science. 1968 Mar 15; 159(3820):1246-7.
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  325. Kafatos FC, Tartakoff AM, Law JH. Cocoonase. I. Preliminary characterization of a proteolytic enzyme from silk moths. J Biol Chem. 1967 Apr 10; 242(7):1477-87.
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  326. Kafatos FC, Law JH, Tartakoff AM. Cocoonase. II. Substrate specificity, inhibitors, and classification of the enzyme. J Biol Chem. 1967 Apr 10; 242(7):1488-94.
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  327. CHRISTAKIS G, SEVERINGHAUS EL, MALDONADO Z, KAFATOS FC, HASHIM SA. CRETE: A STUDY IN THE METABOLIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE. Am J Cardiol. 1965 Mar; 15:320-32.
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  328. Kafatos FC, Williams CM. Enzymatic Mechanism for the Escape of Certain Moths from Their Cocoons. Science. 1964 Oct 23; 146(3643):538-40.
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  329. Eisner T, Eisner HE, Hurst JJ, Kafatos FC, Meinwald J. Cyanogenic Glandular Apparatus of a Millipede. Science. 1963 Mar 22; 139(3560):1218-20.
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