Evdokia Karagouni Microbiology, Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Greece
2 protocols

Dimitra K. Toubanaki
  • Post-Doc, Hellenic Pasteur Institute
Research focus
  • Microbiology
  • biosensors, biomarkers, immunology
  • 1 Author merit


PhD, University of Patras, Greece, 2008

Lab information

E. Karagouni Lab


• Toubanaki, D. K., Margaroni, M., Prapas, A. and Karagouni, E. (2020). Development of a Nanoparticle-based Lateral Flow Strip Biosensor for Visual Detection of Whole Nervous Necrosis Virus Particles. Sci Rep 10(1): 6529.
• Agallou, M., Pantazi, E., Tsiftsaki, E., Toubanaki, D. K., Gaitanaki, C., Smirlis, D. and Karagouni, E. (2018). Induction of protective cellular immune responses against experimental visceral leishmaniasis mediated by dendritic cells pulsed with the N-terminal domain of Leishmania infantum elongation factor-2 and CpG oligodeoxynucleotides. Mol Immunol 103: 7-20.
• Toubanaki, D. K. and Karagouni, E. (2018). Towards a Dual Lateral Flow Nanobiosensor for Simultaneous Detection of Virus Genotype-Specific PCR Products. Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry 2018: 7691014.
• Toubanaki, D. K. and Karagouni, E. (2017). Genotype-specific real-time PCR combined with high-resolution melting analysis for rapid identification of red-spotted grouper nervous necrosis virus. Arch Virol 162(8): 2315-2328.
• Agallou, M., Margaroni, M., Athanasiou, E., Toubanaki, D. K., Kontonikola, K., Karidi, K., Kammona, O., Kiparissides, C. and Karagouni, E. (2017). Identification of BALB/c Immune Markers Correlated with a Partial Protection to Leishmania infantum after Vaccination with a Rationally Designed Multi-epitope Cysteine Protease A Peptide-Based Nanovaccine. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(1): e0005311.
• Sklavounos, A., Pefkianakis, E., Toubanaki, D., Calokerinos, A. and Vougioukalakis, G. (2016). A novel squaraine for cost-effective, quick, and highly-sensitive Hg and thiols determination and pH sensing. ChemPlusChem 81: 913-916.
• Toubanaki, D. K., Athanasiou, E. and Karagouni, E. (2016). Gold nanoparticle-based lateral flow biosensor for rapid visual detection of Leishmania-specific DNA amplification products. Journal of Microbiological Methods 127: 51-58.
• Toubanaki, D. and Karagouni, E. (2016). Oligonucleotide-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles for Application on Lateral Flow Biosensors: Evaluation and Optimization of Low pH and Salt-Aging Conjugation Methods. Analytical Letters 49.
• Toubanaki, D. K., Margaroni, M. and Karagouni, E. (2016). Dual Enhancement with a Nanoparticle-Based Lateral Flow Biosensor for the Determination of DNA. Analytical Letters 49(7): 1040-1055.
• Toubanaki, D. K., Margaroni, M. and Karagouni, E. (2015). Development of a novel allelespecific PCR method for rapid assessment of Nervous Necrosis Virus genotypes. Current Microbiology, 2015, 71:529-539.
• Pefkianakis, E. K., Theodossiou, T. A., Toubanaki, D. K., Karagouni, E., Falaras, P., Papadopoulos, K. and Vougioukalakis, G. C. (2015). A Family of Potent Ru(II) Photosensitizers with Enhanced DNA Intercalation: Bimodal Photokillers. Photochemistry and Photobiology 91(5): 1191-1202.
• Toubanaki, D. K., Margaroni, M. and Karagouni, E. (2015). Nanoparticle-based lateral flow biosensor for visual detection of fish nervous necrosis virus amplification products. Molecular and Cellular Probes 29(3): 158-166.
• Toubanaki, D. K., Christopoulos, T. K., Ioannou, P. C. and Flordellis, C. S. (2009). Identification of Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms by the Oligonucleotide Ligation Reaction: A DNA Biosensor for Simultaneous Visual Detection of Both Alleles. Analytical Chemistry 81(1): 218-224.
• Toubanaki, D., Christopoulos, T., Ioannou, P. and Gravanis, A. (2009). Visual genotyping of SNPs of drug-metabolizing enzymes by tetra-primer PCR coupled with a dry-reagent DNA biosensor. Pharmacogenomics 10: 495-504.
• Toubanaki, D. K., Christopoulos, T. K., Ioannou, P. C. and Flordellis, C. S. (2009). High-throughput chemiluminometric genotyping of single nucleotide polymorphisms of histamine, serotonin, and adrenergic receptor genes. Analytical Biochemistry 385(1): 34-41.
• Toubanaki, D. K., Christopoulos, T. K., Ioannou, P. C. and Gravanis, A. (2008). Dry-reagent disposable biosensor for visual genotyping of single nucleotide polymorphisms by oligonucleotide ligation reaction: application to pharmacogenetic analysis. Hum Mutat 29(8): 1071-1078.
1 Protocol published
Paper Lateral Flow Biosensor for Nodavirus Reverse Transcribed RNA Detection
Authors:  Dimitra K. Toubanaki and Evdokia Karagouni, date: 08/05/2020, view: 1802, Q&A: 0
Paper nanobiosensors have been established as an excellent platform for analysis of veterinary and human pathogens causing various diseases. Especially, lateral flow assays or biosensors ideal for sensitive, rapid, robust and accurate analysis in ...
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