Prof.  Petros A Tarantilis, PhD - Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens  - Professor

Prof. Petros A Tarantilis

PhD

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens

Professor

Athens , Attica | Greece

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Prof.  Petros A Tarantilis, PhD - Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens  - Professor

Prof. Petros A Tarantilis

PhD

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens - Athens , Attica , Greece

Research Interests:

Experience

Jul 2001
Lecturer, Assist. Prof. Assoc. Prof. and Professor
Lab of Chemistry
Departement of Food Science

Publications

150Publications

285Reads

5Profile Views

Tumor-Suppressing Properties of Crocus sativus L.: Nature as an Anti-Cancer Agent.

Crit Rev Oncog 2017 ;22(3-4):263-273

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, School of Food Biotechnology and Development, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1615/CritRevOncog.2017024841DOI Listing
April 2019
14 Reads

Antioxidant Properties of Crocus Sativus L. and Its Constituents and Relevance to Neurodegenerative Diseases; Focus on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease.

Curr Neuropharmacol 2019 ;17(4):377-402

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, School of Food Biotechnology and Development, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1570159X16666180321095705DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6482475PMC
January 2019
10 Reads
3.049 Impact Factor

Effects of the active constituents of Crocus sativus L. crocins and their combination with memantine on recognition memory in rats.

Behav Pharmacol 2018 08;29(5):400-412

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, School of Food Biotechnology and Development, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/FBP.0000000000000380DOI Listing
August 2018
15 Reads
2.148 Impact Factor

Methodological effects in Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy: Implications for structural analyses of biomacromolecular samples.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2018 Mar 17;193:558-564. Epub 2017 Dec 17.

Institute of Biostructures and Bioimaging, National Research Council, 80134 Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2017.12.051DOI Listing
March 2018
5 Reads
2.353 Impact Factor

Differentiation and identification of grape-associated black aspergilli using Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopic analysis of mycelia.

Int J Food Microbiol 2017 Oct 29;259:22-28. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

Laboratory of Microbiology and Biotechnology of Foods, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 11855 Athens, Greece. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2017.07.020DOI Listing
October 2017
2 Reads
3.082 Impact Factor

Conductive polymer-based bioelectrochemical assembly for in vitro cytotoxicity evaluation: Renoprotective assessment of Salvia officinalis against carbon tetrachloride induced nephrotoxicity.

Biochim Biophys Acta Gen Subj 2017 Sep 28;1861(9):2304-2314. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

Laboratory of Cell Technology, Department of Biotechnology, School of Food, Biotechnology and Development, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 11855 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbagen.2017.06.021DOI Listing
September 2017
18 Reads
4.381 Impact Factor

Comparative evaluation of an ISO 3632 method and an HPLC-DAD method for safranal quantity determination in saffron.

Food Chem 2017 Apr 21;221:838-843. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, School of Food, Biotechnology and Development, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, Athens 11855, Greece. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.11.089DOI Listing
April 2017
11 Reads
3.391 Impact Factor

Crocins, the active constituents of Crocus sativus L., counteracted apomorphine-induced performance deficits in the novel object recognition task, but not novel object location task, in rats.

Neurosci Lett 2017 03 17;644:37-42. Epub 2017 Feb 17.

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, School of Food Biotechnology and Development, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2017.02.042DOI Listing
March 2017
5 Reads
2.055 Impact Factor

Sudan dyes in adulterated saffron (Crocus sativus L.): Identification and quantification by (1)H NMR.

Food Chem 2017 Feb 30;217:418-424. Epub 2016 Aug 30.

Institute for Macromolecular Studies, NMR Laboratory, National Research Council, v. A. Corti 12, 20133 Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.08.078DOI Listing
February 2017
5 Reads
3.391 Impact Factor

Special Issue "Saffron (Crocus sativus, L.): Omics and Other Techniques in Authenticity, Quality, and Bioactivity Studies".

Molecules 2016 Dec 23;22(1). Epub 2016 Dec 23.

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, School of Food, Biotechnology and Development, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens 11855, Greece.

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http://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/22/1/10
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules22010010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6155899PMC
December 2016
20 Reads
2.416 Impact Factor

Effect of single or combined chemical and natural antimicrobial interventions on Escherichia coli O157:H7, total microbiota and color of packaged spinach and lettuce.

Int J Food Microbiol 2016 Mar 31;220:6-18. Epub 2015 Dec 31.

Laboratory of Food Quality Control and Hygiene, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 118 55 Athens, Greece. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2015.12.013DOI Listing
March 2016
21 Reads
3.082 Impact Factor

Determination of saffron quality by high-performance liquid chromatography.

J Agric Food Chem 2014 Aug 5;62(32):8068-74. Epub 2014 Aug 5.

Cátedra de Química Agrícola, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros (ETSI) Agrónomos, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha , Campus Universitario, 02071 Albacete, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf5019356DOI Listing
August 2014
4 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

FTIR spectroscopic evaluation of changes in the cellular biochemical composition of the phytopathogenic fungus Alternaria alternata induced by extracts of some Greek medicinal and aromatic plants.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2014 Jun 6;127:463-72. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 11855 Athens, Greece. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2014.02.113DOI Listing
June 2014
3 Reads
2.353 Impact Factor

Crocins, the active constituents of Crocus Sativus L., counteracted ketamine-induced behavioural deficits in rats.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2014 Feb 6;231(4):717-26. Epub 2013 Oct 6.

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Biopolis, Mezourlo, 411-10, Larissa, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-013-3293-4DOI Listing
February 2014
2 Reads
3.875 Impact Factor

Direct determination of rosmarinic acid in Lamiaceae herbs using diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy (DRIFTS) and chemometrics.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Apr 22;61(13):3235-41. Epub 2013 Mar 22.

Department of Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf305520mDOI Listing
April 2013
6 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

Emission ((57)Co) Mössbauer spectroscopy as a tool for probing speciation and metabolic transformations of cobalt(II) in bacterial cells.

Anal Bioanal Chem 2013 Feb 8;405(6):1921-7. Epub 2012 Sep 8.

Laboratory of Biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, 410049 Saratov, Russia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00216-012-6370-3DOI Listing
February 2013
5 Reads
3.436 Impact Factor

Incidence of Bacteriocins Produced by Food-Related Lactic Acid Bacteria Active towards Oral Pathogens.

Int J Mol Sci 2013 Feb 26;14(3):4640-54. Epub 2013 Feb 26.

Laboratory of Dairy Research, Department of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, Athens 11855, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms14034640DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3634443PMC
February 2013
4 Reads
2.862 Impact Factor

Effects of Americium-241 and humic substances on Photobacterium phosphoreum: bioluminescence and diffuse reflectance FTIR spectroscopic studies.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2013 Jan 15;100:171-5. Epub 2012 Jun 15.

Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, 410049 Saratov, Russia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2012.06.003DOI Listing
January 2013
3 Reads
2.353 Impact Factor

Classification of Greek Mentha pulegium L. (Pennyroyal) samples, according to geographical location by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy.

Phytochem Anal 2012 Jan-Feb;23(1):34-43. Epub 2011 May 25.

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos Street, 118 55, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pca.1322DOI Listing
March 2012
5 Reads
2.341 Impact Factor

Detection of changes in the cellular composition of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in the presence of antimicrobial compound(s) of Lactobacillus strains using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy.

Int J Food Microbiol 2010 Nov 29;144(1):202-7. Epub 2010 Sep 29.

Laboratory of Dairy Research, Department of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 11855 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2010.09.023DOI Listing
November 2010
3 Reads
3.082 Impact Factor

Effects of mild temperature conditions during dehydration procedures on saffron quality parameters.

J Sci Food Agric 2010 Mar;90(4):719-25

Cátedra de Química Agrícola, ETSI Agrónomos de Albacete, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Campus Universitario, 02071 Albacete, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.3877DOI Listing
March 2010
5 Reads
1.714 Impact Factor

Picrocrocin content and quality categories in different (345) worldwide samples of saffron ( Crocus sativus L.).

J Agric Food Chem 2010 Jan;58(2):1305-12

Cátedra de Química Agrícola, ETSI Agrónomos de Albacete, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 02071 Albacete, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf903336tDOI Listing
January 2010
7 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

Quantitative determination of pulegone in pennyroyal oil by FT-IR spectroscopy.

J Agric Food Chem 2009 Nov;57(21):10044-8

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos Street, 11855 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf9026052DOI Listing
November 2009
5 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

Responses of Azospirillum brasilense to nitrogen deficiency and to wheat lectin: a diffuse reflectance infrared fourier transform (DRIFT) spectroscopic study.

Microb Ecol 2008 Nov 25;56(4):615-24. Epub 2008 Apr 25.

Laboratory of Biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, 13 Prosp. Entuziastov, 410049 Saratov, Russia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00248-008-9381-zDOI Listing
November 2008
3 Reads
2.973 Impact Factor

RNA arbitrarily primed PCR and fourier transform infrared spectroscopy reveal plasticity in the acid tolerance response of Streptococcus macedonicus.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2008 Oct 8;74(19):6068-76. Epub 2008 Aug 8.

Laboratory of Dairy Research, Department of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 118 55 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00315-08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2565966PMC
October 2008
7 Reads
3.668 Impact Factor

Effects of the active constituents of Crocus sativus L., crocins on recognition and spatial rats' memory.

Behav Brain Res 2007 Nov 12;183(2):141-6. Epub 2007 Jun 12.

Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, 22 Papakiriazi Str., 412-22 Larissa, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2007.06.001DOI Listing
November 2007
4 Reads
3.028 Impact Factor

Comparison of the volatile composition in thyme honeys from several origins in Greece.

J Agric Food Chem 2007 Oct 8;55(20):8152-7. Epub 2007 Sep 8.

Laboratory of Sericulture and Apiculture, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos St., 118 55 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf071442yDOI Listing
October 2007
2 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

Interaction of tRNA with Safranal, Crocetin, and Dimethylcrocetin.

J Biomol Struct Dyn 2007 Jun;24(6):537-46

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, 118 55 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2007.10507142DOI Listing
June 2007
9 Reads
2.983 Impact Factor

Crocetin, dimethylcrocetin, and safranal bind human serum albumin: stability and antioxidative properties.

J Agric Food Chem 2007 Feb;55(3):970-7

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, 11855 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf062638lDOI Listing
February 2007
9 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

DNA interaction with saffron's secondary metabolites safranal, crocetin, and dimethylcrocetin.

DNA Cell Biol 2007 Jan;26(1):63-70

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/dna.2006.0529DOI Listing
January 2007
2 Reads
2.055 Impact Factor

Instrumental analysis of bacterial cells using vibrational and emission Mössbauer spectroscopic techniques.

Anal Chim Acta 2006 Jul 27;573-574:445-52. Epub 2006 Apr 27.

Laboratory of Biochemistry of Plant-Bacterial Symbioses, Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, 410049 Saratov, Russia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2006.04.041DOI Listing
July 2006
4 Reads
4.513 Impact Factor

Interaction of antioxidant flavonoids with tRNA: intercalation or external binding and comparison with flavonoid-DNA adducts.

DNA Cell Biol 2006 Feb;25(2):116-23

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/dna.2006.25.116DOI Listing
February 2006
10 Reads
2.055 Impact Factor

Comparison of distillation and ultrasound-assisted extraction methods for the isolation of sensitive aroma compounds from garlic (Allium sativum).

Ultrason Sonochem 2006 Jan;13(1):54-60

Department of Science, Laboratory of Chemistry, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, 118 55 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultsonch.2004.12.003DOI Listing
January 2006
5 Reads
4.321 Impact Factor

Effects of heavy metals on plant-associated rhizobacteria: comparison of endophytic and non-endophytic strains of Azospirillum brasilense.

J Trace Elem Med Biol 2005 ;19(1):91-5

Laboratory of Biochemistry of Plant-Bacterial Symbioses, Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, 13 Prosp. Entuziastov, 410049 Saratov, Russia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtemb.2005.03.002DOI Listing
November 2005
2 Reads
2.491 Impact Factor

Rapid method for simultaneous quantitative determination of four major essential oil components from oregano (Oreganumsp.) and thyme (Thymus sp.) using FT-Raman spectroscopy.

J Agric Food Chem 2005 Jan;53(2):202-6

Department of Science, Laboratory of Chemistry, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, 118 55 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf048930fDOI Listing
January 2005
25 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

FT-Raman spectroscopic simultaneous determination of fructose and glucose in honey.

J Agric Food Chem 2005 Jan;53(2):207-10

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Science, and Laboratory of Sericulture and Apiculture, Department of Crop Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera odos, 118 55 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf048793mDOI Listing
January 2005
8 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

Spectroscopic determination of the degree of esterification of pectic substances from kenaf.

Nat Prod Res 2004 Aug;18(4):335-40

Department of Science, Laboratory of Chemistry, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, 118 55 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786410310001626839DOI Listing
August 2004
0.919 Impact Factor

Qualitative determination of volatile compounds and quantitative evaluation of safranal and 4-hydroxy-2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxaldehyde (HTCC) in Greek saffron.

J Agric Food Chem 2004 Jul;52(14):4515-21

Laboratory of Chemistry, Department of Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, 118 55 Athens, Greece.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf049808jDOI Listing
July 2004
2 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

Spectroimmunochemistry using colloidal gold bioconjugates.

Biosci Rep 2002 Oct-Dec;22(5-6):541-7

Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, 13 Prosp. Entuziastov, 410015 Saratov, Russia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/a:1022077920527DOI Listing
September 2003
8 Reads
2.637 Impact Factor

Isolation and spectroscopic study of pectic substances from kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.).

Nat Prod Res 2003 Jun;17(3):171-6

Department of Science, Laboratory of Chemistry, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 lera Odos, 118 55 Athens, Greece.

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June 2003
2 Reads
0.919 Impact Factor

Characterization of essential oils from lamiaceae species by fourier transform Raman spectroscopy.

J Agric Food Chem 2002 Sep;50(20):5503-7

Laboratory of General Chemistry, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Greece.

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September 2002
5 Reads
2.912 Impact Factor

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Moschos G Polissiou
Moschos G Polissiou

Agricultural University of Athens

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Christos S Pappas
Christos S Pappas

Agricultural University of Athens

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Charalabos D Kanakis
Charalabos D Kanakis

Agricultural University of Athens

9
Alexander A Kamnev
Alexander A Kamnev

Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms

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Athanasios C Kimbaris
Athanasios C Kimbaris

Agricultural University of Athens

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Anna V Tugarova
Anna V Tugarova

Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms

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Gonzalo L Alonso
Gonzalo L Alonso

Campus Universitario

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Dimitra J Daferera
Dimitra J Daferera

Agricultural University of Athens

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Nikolaos Pitsikas
Nikolaos Pitsikas

University of Thessaly

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Moschos Polissiou

Agricultural University of Athens

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