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1. Observations from studies on the cornea by the electron microscope.

Koliopoulos J.X., Margaritis L.H., Baltazis S. and Velissaropoulos P.

Bulletin Hel. Ophth. Soc. 40,61-69 (1972).

2. Alterations of the fine structure of the cornea in a case of acute ceratoconnus.

Koliopoulos J.X., Margaritis L.H., Droutsas D. and Velissaropoulos P.

Iatriki 28, 113-120 (1975).

3. Studies on resolution and rotary shadowing for freeze-etching.

Margaritis L.H. and Branton D.

J.Cell Biol. 67, 259a (1975).

4. Biochemical and structural analysis in intramembrane particles using recombination experiments and rotary shadow freeze-etch microscopy.

Margaritis L.H., Yu J. and Branton D.

J.Cell Biol. 67, 259a (1975).

5. Quantitative and comparative ultrastructure of the vertebrate cornea I. Urobele Amphibia.

Margaritis L.H., Politof Th.K. and Koliopoulos J.X.

Tissue and Cell 8(4), 591-602 (1976).

6. Quantitative changes and ultrastructural alteration of the cornea in response to ultraviolet light. I. Effects on rabbits.

Margaritis L.H., Politof Th.K. and Koliopoulos J.X.

Minerva Medica Greca 3, 295-305 (1975).

7. Quantitative changes and ultrastructural alterations of the cornea in response to ultraviolent light. II. Effects on Amphibia.

Margaritis L.H., Politof Th.K. and Koliopoulos J.X.

Tissue and Cell 8(4), 603-614 (1976).

8. Three dimensional structure of the endochorion in wild type Drosophila melanogaster.

Margaritis L.H., Petri W.H. and Kafatos F.C.

J. Exp. Zool. 178(3), 403-408 (1976).

9. Rotary replication for freeze-etching.

Margaritis L.H., Elgsaeter A. and Branton D.

J. Cell Biol. 72,47 (1977)

10. Structural and image analysis of a crystalline layer from dipteran egg-shell.

Margaritis L.H., Petri W.H. and Wyman A.R.

Cell Biol. Int. Reports 3(1), 61-66 (1978).

11. Comparative investigation of the changes of the cornea following exposure to the ultraviolet radiation.

Koliopoulos J.X. and Margaritis L.H.

Bulletin, Hel. Ophth. Soc. 45, 39-53 (1977).

12. Response of the cornea to far ultraviolet light: An ultrastructural study.

Koliopoulos J.X. and Margaritis L.H.

Annals of Ophthalmology, 11(5), 765-769 (1979).

13. Morphological characterization of the proteins of the erythrocyte membrane by combining freeze-fracturing and recombination.

Margaritis L.H. and Papasideri I.

Min. Medica Greca, 7(1), 47-56 (1979).

14. Alterations of the red cell membrane glycoproteins in patients with diabetic retinopathy.

Papasideri I., Margaritis L.H. and Koliopoulos J.X.

Min Medica Greca, 7(3), 315-317 (1979).

15. In vitro development of the Drosophila chorion in a chemically defined organ culture medium.

Petri W.H., Mindrinos MN., Lombard M.F. and Margaritis L.H.

Rouxs Arch Dev. Biol. 186, 351-362 (1979).

16. The eggshell of Drosophila melanogaster. I. Fine structure of the layers and regions of the wild type eggshell.

Margaritis L.H., Kafatos F.C. and Petri W.H.

J. Cell Sci. 43, 1-35 (1980).

17. Crosslinking of the Drosophila chorion involves a peroxidase.

Mindrinos M.N., Petri W.H., Margaritis L.H., Galanopoulos V.G.

Rouxs Arch. Dev. Biol. 189, 187-196 (1980).

18. Crystalline layer in Drosophila melanogaster egg-shell: Arrangement of components as revealed by negative staining and reconstruction.

Hamodrakas S.J., Margaritis L.H. and Nixon P.E.

Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 4, 25-31 (1982).

19. Wax layer and innermost chorionic layer in Drosophila melanogaster eggs; Their relationship with the waterproofing properties of the laid eggs.

Papassideri, I.S., Margaritis, L.H. and Gulik-Krzywicki, T.

Biology of the Cell, 45, 146, (1982).

20. Isolation and characterization of sex-linked female-sterile mutants in Drosophila melanogaster with special attention to eggshell mutants.

Komitopoulou K., Gans M., Margaritis L.H., Kafatos F.C. and Masson M.

Genetics 105, 897-920 (1983).

21. The eggshell of Hawaiian Drosophila; Structural and biochemical studies in D. grimshawii and comparison to D. melanogaster.

Margaritis L.H., Dellas T., Kalantzi M., and Kambusellis M.K.

Rouxs Arch. Dev. Biol. 192, 303-316 (1983).

22. Microtubules during formation of the micropylar canal in Drosophila melanogaster.

Margaritis L.H.

Cell Biol. Int. Rep. 8(4), 317-321 (1984).

23. Three-dimentional reconstruction of innermost chorion layer from Drosophilla melanogaster.

Margaritis L.H., Hamodrakas S.J., Arad T. and Leonard K.R.

Biology of the Cell 52, 279-284 (1984).

24. Polymerisation of oriental monomers VIII. Polymerisation of Allyl and diallyl vesicle forming quaternary ammonium salts.

Babilis D., Dais P., Margaritis L.H. and Paleos C.M.

J. Pol. Sci. 23, 1089-1098 (1985).

25. Isolation and characterisation of nuclear particles containing rapidly labelled hnRNA and snRNA in combination with a distinct set of polypeptides of MW 74.000 and 72.000.

Hatzoglou M., Adamtziki E., Margaritis L.H. and Sekeris C. E

Exp. Cell Res. 157-241 (1985).

26. The egg-shell of Drosophila melanogaster. III. Covalent cross linking of the chorion proteins involves endogenous hydrogen peroxide.

Margaritis L.H.

Tissue and Cell 17(4), 553-559 (1985).

27. Comparative study of the egg-shell in the fruit-files Dacus oleae and Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tripetidae).

Margaritis L.H.

Can. J. Zool. 63, 2194-2206 (1985).

28. Ultrastructural analysis of chorion formation in the silk moth Bombyx mori.

Papanikolaou A.M., Margaritis L.H. and Hamodrakas S.J.

Can. J. Zool. 64, 1158-1173 (1986).

29. Thermotropic-like character and vesicular aggregation of N,N Dididecyl succinamic

and Maleamic acids.

Paleos C.M., Margomenou-Leonidopoulou G., Margaritis L.H. and Terzis A.

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 129, 127-135 (1985).

30. Phylogenetic relationships within the montium species subgroup of the genus Drosophila (Sophophora) based on electrophoretic data of the major chorion proteins.

Kalantzi-Makri M.C., Margaritis L.H. and Sourdis J.

Annals. Soc. Ent. Fr (N.S.) 21(4), 357-366 (1985).

31. The corneal epithelium basement membrane complexes after alkali burn: An ultrastructural study.

Gartaganis S.P., Margaritis L.H. and Koliopoulos J.X.

Ann. Ophthalmol. 19, 263-268 (1987).

32. The eggshell of Drosophila melanogaster. V. Structure and morphogenesis of the micropylar apparatus.

Zarani F., and Margaritis L.H.

Can. J. Zool., 64, 2509-2519 (1986).

33. The eggshell of Drosophila melanogaster. II. New staging characteristics and fine structural analysis of choriogenesis.

Margaritis L.H.

Can. J. Zool., 64, 2152-2175 (1986).

34. Fine structure of the silkmoth Antheraea polyphemus chorion as revealed by X-ray diffraction and freeze-fracturing.

Hamodrakas S.J., Margaritis L.H., Papasideri I., Fowler A.

Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 8, 237-242 (1986).

35. Specific secretion of wax by the follicular cells of Drosophila melanogaster.

Papasideri I. and Margaritis L.H.

Cell Biol. Int. Rep. 10, 963-968 (1986).

36. Biochemical and structural studies of sex-linked chorion mutants.

Komitopoulou K., Margaritis L.H. and Kafatos F.C.

Devel. Genetics 9, 37-48 (1988).

37. A structural protein that plays an enzymatic role in the eggshell of Drosophila melanogaster.

Keramaris K.E., Stravopodis D. and Margaritis L.H.

Cell Biol. Int. Rep. 15, 151-159 (1991).

38. Choriogenesis in the Medfly Ceratitis capitata (Wiedermann) (Diptera : Tephritidae).

Mouzaki D. and Margaritis L.H.

Int. J. Insect Morphol. Embryol. 20, 51-68 (1991).

39. The eggshell of D. melanogaster. VI. Structural analysis of the wax layer in laid eggs.

Papasideri I.S., Margaritis L.H. and Gulik-Krzywicki, T.

Tissue and Cell, 23(4), 567-575 (1991).

40. Fine structure and morphogenesis of the micropylar apparatus in the Medfly Ceratitis capitata (Wiedermann) (Diptera: Tephritidae).

Zarani, F. and Margaritis L.H.

Int. J. Insect Morphol. Embryol. 20, 127-139 (1991).

41. Three-dimensional reconstruction of innermost chorion layer from D. grimshawii and D. melanogaster egg-shell mutant fs 384.

Margaritis L.H., Hamodrakas S.J., Papasideri I., Arad I. and Leonard K.

Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 13, 247 (1991).

42. Structure and morphogenesis of the Eggshell and Micropylar apparatus in the Olive fly, Dacus oleae. (Diptera: Tephritidae).

Mouzaki D., Zarani F. and Margaritis L.H.

J. Morphol., 209, 39-52 (1991).

43. Ultrastructural features and formation of the micropylar apparatus in the cherry fly Rhagoletis cerasi.

Zarani F. and Margaritis L.H.

J. Morphol. 208, 205-214 (1991).

44. The Eggshell of Drosophila melanogaster. VII. Formation of the micropylar canal and the role of the paracrystalline structure.

Zarani F. and Margaritis L.H.

Rouxs Archives Dev. Biol., 200, 95-103 (1991).

45. The eggshell of the cherry fly Rhagoletis cerasi.

Mouzaki D. and Margaritis L.H.

Tissue and Cell 23(5), 745-754 (1991).

46. Immunolocalization of a peroxidase in the eggshell of D. melanogaster: Evidence for its participation in the hardening process.

Margaritis L.H., and Keramaris K.E.

Micron & Microscopica Acta, 22, 247-248, (1991).

47. Fine structure of the chorion of Manduca sexta and Sesamia nonagriodes as revealed by scanning electron microscopy and freeze-fracturing.

Orfanidou C.C., Hamodrakas S.J., Margaritis L.H., Galanopoulos V.,

Dedieu J.C., and Gulik-Krzywicki T.

Tissue and Cell, 24(5), 735-744, (1992)

48. Tissue localisation of 125 I Triiodothyronine in the periorbital area of mice: a microautoradiographic study.

Sawas-Dimopoulou C., Papanastasiou E., Angelis A., Toubanakis N., and Margaritis L.H.

Nucl. Med. Biol. 19(6), 627-637, (1992)

49. Corneal endothelial damage after Nd:YAG laser anterior capsulatomy. An experimental study on rabbits.

Vaikoussis E., Bisogiannis Z. and Margaritis L.H.

Doc. Ophtalm. 83, 279-286, (1993).

50. Formation and characterisation of simple and mixed vesicles based on monomeric and oligomeric phosphate bipolar amphiphiles.

Kokkinia A., Keramaris K.E., Margaritis L.H., Malliaris A. and Paleos C.M.

J. Polym. Sci. (In Press, 1994)

51. The eggshell of Drosophila melanogaster. VIII. Morphogenesis of the wax layer during oogenesis.

Papasideri I., Margaritis L.H. and Gulik-Krzywicki T.

Tissue & Cell 25(6), 929-936, (1993).

52. The eggshell of the almond wasp Eurytoma amygdali (Hymenoptera; Eurytomidae). I. Morphogenesis and fine structure of the eggshell layers.

Mouzaki D. and Margaritis L.H.

Tissue and Cell, 25(4), 559-568, (1994)

53. The eggshell of the almond wasp Eurytoma amygdali (Hymenoptera; Eurytomidae). II. The micropylar appendage.

Zarani F. and Margaritis L.H.

Tissue and Cell, 26(4), 569-577, (1994).

54. Early detection of Amphotericin B induced nephrotoxicity by 99mTc-DTPA: a useful model.

Sawas-Dimopoulou C., Papathanasiou P. and Margaritis L.H.

Nuclear Med. Biol. 22(3), 297, 1995.

55. Egg-laying in Drosophila melanogaster (Diptera: Drosophilidae) and Dacus (Bactrocera) oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) by phloroglucinol, a peroxidase inhibitor.

Keramaris K.E., Zografou E.N., Tsiropoulos G.J. and Margaritis L.H.

Bullet. Entomol. Res. 86: 369-375 (1996)

56. The eggshell of Drosophila melanogaster: IX Synthesis and morphogenesis of the innermost chorionic layer.

Papasideri I.S. and Margaritis L.H.

Tissue and Cell, 28(4), 401-409, (1996).

57. Induction of an experimental Fanconi Syndrome in mice: Its effects on the glomerular filtration function studied by 99m Tc DTPA.

Sawas-Dimopoulou C., Sigalas I. and Margaritis L.H.

Nuclear Med. Biol., 23, 807-812 1996

58. Congenital Dyserythropoetic anemia Type I, in combination with a Thalassaemia.

M. Antonelou, I. Papassideri, F. Karababa, M. Gyparaki, A. Loutradi, and L. Margaritis

J. Brit. Hematology, 102(1) 300, 1998.

59. The formation of the functional chorion structure of Drosophila virilis involves intercalation of the middle and late major chorion proteins into a scaffold formed by the early chorion proteins: A general model for chorion assembly in Drosophilidae.

Trougakos I. and Margaritis L.H.

Structural Biology, 123: 97-110 1998

60. Immunolocalization of the Temporally Early secreted major structural chorion proteins, Dvs38 and Dvs36, in the eggshell layers and regions of Drosophila virilis

Trougakos I. and Margaritis L.H.

Structural Biology, 123: 111-123 1998

61. Effects of gamma rays on the stability and size of DNA

Georgakilas A.G. Sakelliou L., Sideris E.g., Margaritis L.H., Sophianopoulou V.

Radiation Ressearch 150: 488-491 (1998)

62. Survival, fecundity and fertility of Bactrocera oleae, as affected by amino acid analogues.

Zografou E.N., Tsiropoulos G.J., Margaritis L.H.

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 87: 125-32 (1998).

63. The frequency of the allele LELY a low expression allele of the gene encoding erythroid spectrin -chaing in the Greek population.

Papassideri, I.S. M. H. Antonelou, F. Karababa, A. Loutradi, J. Delaunay, L.H. Margaritis

Haematologica, 84(8), 754, 1999

64. Biochemical and immunocytochemical analysis of vitellogenesis in the fruit fly and Dacus (bactrocera) oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae).

Trougakos IP, Lamnissou K, Margaritis LH.

Cell Biol. Int (1999)

65. Mass determination of the unit cell of the innermost chorionic layer in Drosophiiidae by scanning transmission electron microscopy.

Papassideri IS, Leonard KR, Mills D, Margaritis LH.

J Struct Biol. (1999)

66. CD4 cytotoxic and dendritic cells in the immunopathologic lesion of Sjogren syndrome.

Xanthou G, Tapinos NI, Polihronis M, Nezis IP, Margaritis LH, Moutsopoulos HM.

Clin Exp Immunol (118(1): 154-631999)

67. Origin of renewed spinal ganglia during tail regeneration in urodeles

Koussoulakos S, Margaritis LH. Anton H.

Dev Neurosci ; 21(2):134-9 (1999)

68. A mechanism for action of oscillating electric fields on cells.

Panagopoulos DJ, Messini N, Karabarbounis A, Philippetis AL, Margaritis


Biochem Biophys Res Commun. . 272(3), 634, (2000)

69. Diversity of peripheral blood mononuclear cells as revealed by a novel multiple microgel comet assay

Visvardis, E., Haveles, KS., Pataryas Th., Margaritis LH., Sophianopoulou, V., Sideris EG.

Environ. Mol. Mutagen. 36(1), 32, 2000

70. Stage specific apoptotic patterns during Drosophila oogenesis.

Nezis I.P., Stravopodis D.J., Papassideri I.S., Robert-Nicoud M., Margaritis L.H.

Eur.J. Cell Biol. 79, 610-620, 2000

71. Differential sorting of constituively co-secreted proteins in the ovarian follicle cells of Drosophila

Trougakos IP, Papassideri IS, Waring GL, Margaritis LH

Eur J Cell Biol. 80(1):1-14, 2001

72. Actin cytoskeleton reorganization of the apoptotic nurse cells during the late developmental stages of oogenesis in Dacus oleae

Nezis IP, Stravopodis DJ, Papassideri I, Margaritis LH

Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 48: 224-233, 2001

73. Histochemical and molecular evidence of peroxidase activity in Segestidea novaeguineae (Brancsik) (Orthoptera) and Stichotrema dallatobrreanum Hofeneder (Strepsiptera).

Douroupi, T., Konstandi, O., Kathrithamby, J. and L.H. Margaritis

Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 144, 197-202, 2001

74. Dynamics of apoptosis in the ovarian follicle cells during the last stages of Drosophila oogenesis.

Nezis I.P., Stravopodis D.J., Papassideri I.S., Robert-Nicoud M., Margaritis L.H.

Cell Tissue Res. 307, 401-409, 2001

75. A novel case of a haemoglobin H disease associated with clinical and morphological characteristics of congenital diserythropoetic anemia type I.

Antonelou, M.H., I. S. Papassideri, M. F. Karababa, M. Gyparaki., A. Loutradi, L. H. Margaritis

Eur. J. Haematology. 68(3), 247-52, 2002,

76. Proximal tubular epithelial cell integrins respond to high glucose by altered cell-matrix interactions and differentially regulate matrixin expression.

Karamessinis PM, Tzinia AK, Kitsiou PV, Stetler-Stevenson WG, Michael AF, Fan WW, Zhou B, Margaritis LH, Tsilibary EC.

Lab Invest. 82(8), 1081-93. 2002

77. Mechanism for action of electromagnetic fields on cells.

Panagopoulos DJ, Karabarbounis A, Margaritis LH

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002, 298(1):95-102.

78. Implantation of MNNG crystals into a Triturus intact limb affects mitotic and labelling indices, regeneration rate, and morphogenesis in the contralateral, regenerating limb.

Keramitsoglou T., Grispou E., Margaritis LH. Koussoulakos S,

Teratog Carcinog Mutagen. 2002, 22(6):473-83.

79. Effect of intravenous immunoglobulin treatment on the Th1/Th2 balance in women with recurrent spontaneous abortions.

Graphou O., Chioti A., Pantazi A., Tsukouna C., Kontopoulou V., Guorgiadou E., Balafoutas C, Koussoulakos S, Margaritis LH, Varla-Leftherioti M

Am J Reprod Immunol. 2003, 49(1):21-9.

80. Ultrastructural characterization of the erythroid precursors in a novel case of congenital anaemia.

Antonelou M. H., I. S. Papassideri, F. Karababa, A. Loutradi, L. H. Margaritis.

Blood Cells, Molecules & Diseases, 30(1):30-42, 2003.

81. Defective organization of the erythroid cell membrane in novel case of congenital anaemia.

Antonelou, M. H., I. S. Papassideri, F. Karababa, D.J. Stravopodis, A. Loutradi, L. H. Margaritis.

Blood Cells, Molecules & Deseases, 30(1):43-54, 2003.

82. Modes of programmed cell death during Ceratitis capitata oogenesis.

Nezis I, Modes V, Mpakou V, Stravopodis D., Papassideri, I., Mammali I., Margaritis, L. .

Tissue & Cell, 35(2): 113-119, 2003.

83. Structural and Biochemical analysis of the Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera; Chrysomeloidea) crystalline chorionic layer.

Journal Insect Physiology 49(4): 377-384, 2003

Papassideri, I. S., Trougakos, J., K. Leonard, and Margaritis, L. H.

84. Quantitative estimation of HRP-labeled sensory and motor neurons during nerve-dependent and nerve-independent periods of urodele limb regeneration.

Koussoulakos S, Margaritis LH, Mitashov V., Anton H.

Izv Akad Nauk Ser Biol., (4):405-15, 2003.

85. Fine specificity and subclasses of IgG anti-actin autoantibodies differ in health and disease.

Zamanou A, Samiotaki M., Panayotou G., Margaritis, L. H., Lymberi P.

J Autoimmun., 20(4), 333-44, 2003.

86. The 4C5 antigen is associated with Schwann cell migration during development and regeneration of the rat peripheral nervous system.

Yfanti E., SideraK., Margaritis, L. H., Patsavoudi E.

Glia. 45(1):39-53, 2004.

87. Effect of GSM 900-MHZ mobile phone radiation on the reproductive capacity of Drosophila melanogaster.

Panagopoulos, D.J., Karabarbounis A., Margaritis L.H.

Electromagnetic Biology & Medicine, vol23, nr.1, 29-43, 2004

88. Morphological irregularities and features of resistance to apoptosis in the dcp-1/pita double mutated egg chambers during Drosophila oogenesis

Nezis IP, Stravopodis DJ, Papassideri IS, Stergiopoulos C, Margaritis LH.

Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. 2005 Jan;60(1):14-23.

89.        The enzymatic component of Drosophila melanogaster chorion is the Pxd peroxidase.

Konstandi OA, Papassideri IS, Stravopodis DJ, Kenoutis CA, Hasan Z, Katsorchis T, Wever R, Margaritis LH

Insect Biochem Mol Biol 35:1043-1057, 2005

90.         A comparative amplification of five different genomic regions on Coxsackie A and B viruses. Implications in clinical diagnostics.

BolanakiE, Kottaridi C, Markoulatos P, Margaritis L, Katsorchis T

Mol Cell Probes 19:127-135, 2005.



R1. "Structure and Physiology of the egg-shell".

L. H. Margaritis

In,. Comprehensive Insect Physiology, Biochemistry & Pharmacology. Edited by G.A. Kerkut and L.I. Gilbert, vol. .1, chapter 6, Pergamon Press, pp 153-230, 1985.


R2. "Structure of the egg: A Review.

Margaritis L.H. and Mazzini M.

In "Microscopic Anatomy of Invertebrates", F. W. Harrison (editor), Willey-Liss Publishers, 1998.  


R3. Egg Coverings, Insects.

Kambysellis M.P., Margaritis L. and Craddock E.M.

Encyclopedia of Reproduction Volume 1, pages 971-989. Academic Press (1999).


R4. Novel morphological and physiological aspects of insect eggshell.

Trougakos I.P. and L. H. Margaritis

in, Chemoecology of Insect eggs and egg deposition, chapter 1, Hilker M and Meiners T. (editors), Blackwell Publ. Oxford, 2002.




CELL BIOLOGY, 4th edition,Litsas Publishers, Athens 2004, 996 pages, including 150 stereo images

Margaritis, L.H., Galanopoulos V.,Keramaris, C., Marinos, E., Papasideri I., Trougakos I., Stravopodis D.





Ph.D. Thesis : Programmed synthesis of specific proteins during cellular differentiation: A contribution in the studies of chorion formation in D. melanogaster Athens University, School of Physics and Mathematics. 1974.


Priv. Doz. (Monograph): Choriogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster: A model system for studies of cellular differentiation. Athens University, Faculty of Biology. 1980.



Not included in the above list are 240 congress abstracts