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John Plakatouras

Professor John C. Plakatouras

Department of Chemistry
University of Ioannina
451 10 Ioannina
Greece
Phone: +30 2651008417 (office)
                +30 2651008429 (lab)
E-mail: iplakatu@cc.uoi.gr

 

 
Date and Place of Birth
October 22nd, 1966, Giannitsa, Greece
Degrees
a. B.Sc. in Chemistry, 1988
    Grade: ‘Very Good’
    Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
b. Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, 1992
    Grade: ‘Excellent’
    Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Spiros P. Perlepes
Personal
a. Merital Status: Married (Ifigeneia Hadjidavitidou, 2000, two kids: Christos, 2001, Konstantine, 2004)
b. National Service: November 22nd, 1994 - October 22nd, 1996.
   Dismissed as a second lieutenant commanding a tank platoon.
Fellowships and Programs
a.  NFWO (Belgium), July 1989
b. National Hellenic Research Foundation (Greece), September 1989 - August 1990
c. SERC (UK), March 1993 - February 1996
    Unfortunately, I had to discontinue my research project, for personal reasons, on November 15, 1994.
d. Participation in several programs financed by General Secretariat of Research and Technology of Greece.
e. ‘PEP’ Epiros, ‘Magnetochemistry Laboratory’, 1998.
f.  HERACLITUS 2003-2007.
g. Participation in COST Action D18 2000-2006.
h. Participation in EPEAEK ‘Bioinorganic Chemistry’
i. Participation in EPEAEK ΙΙ ‘Bioinorganic Chemistry’
Academic Development
a. 27 August 1997. Appointed as an Assistant Professor of ‘Synthesis and Characterization of Coordination Compounds’. Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece.
b. 20 February 2001. Tenureship at the above position. 
c. 12 May 2006. Appointed as an Associate Professor of ‘Synthesis and Characterization of Coordination Compounds’. Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece.
d. 17 May 2011. Appointed as Professor of ‘Inorganic Chemistry’. Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece.
Teaching Experience 
Undergraduate courses
a. ‘General Chemistry’ for the students of the Physics Department. 
    Academic years: 2004 – 2011.
b. ‘Laboratory of General Chemistry’ for the educational program ‘PSE Applied Agroecology’.
    Academic years: 1998 – 2000.
c. ‘Laboratory of General Chemistry’ for the students of the Materials Engineering Department.
    Academic years: 1999 – 2000.
d. ‘Laboratory of  Inorganic Chemistry I’ for the students of the Chemistry Department.
    Academic years: 1997 – 1999 and 2000 – 2012.
e. ‘Laboratory of  Inorganic Chemistry II’ for the students of the Chemistry Department.
    Academic year: 1999 – 2000.
f. ‘Lanthanides and Actinides’ for the students of the Chemistry Department.
    Academic years: 1998 – 2012.
g. ‘Inorganic Chemistry II’ for the students of the Chemistry Department.
    Academic years: 2008 – 2011.
h. ‘Inorganic Chemistry III’ for the students of the Chemistry Department.
    Academic years: 2010 – 2012.
i. ‘Diploma work’ (supervising small research projects for 1 – 2 students per year).
     Academic years: 1998 – 2012.
j. ‘Inorganic and General Chemistry’ for the students of the Greek Open University.
     Academic years: 2008 – 2011.
Graduate courses
a. ‘Rare Earth complexes for medicinal applications’, 3hr course.
     Academic years: 1998 – 2011.
b. ‘Methods for the preparation of ceramic materials’, 6hr course.
     Academic years: 1999 – 2002.
c. ‘Formation constants. Solution techniques and calculations’, 3hr course.
     Academic years: 2000 – 2006.
d. ‘Metal-Metal bonded compounds in Catalysis’ 4hr course.
    Academic years: 2004 – 2011.
Graduate Students
a. Μ.Sc. Thesis Supervision
i. Marios Mylonas                       ii. Mantha Tsiouri                 iii. Irene Vlahou
iv. Dimitris Diplaris                      v. John Servetas                                   vi. Minos Evaggelou
vii. Pantelis Xydias                      viii. Dimitris Carolides                          ix. Alexandra Myari
x. Smaragda Lymperopoulou
b. Ph.D. Thesis Supervision
i. Marios Mylonas                       ii. Mantha Tsiouri                 iii. Irene Vlahou
iv. George Kostakis
c. Member of 3-membered Ph.D. Supervising Committees
i. Alexandra Myari                      ii. Charalampos Moiras                        iii. Theocharis Stamatatos
iv. Athanasios Boudalis              v. Constantine Milios                           vi. John Papaefstathiou
vii. Gerasimi Lazari                      viii. Catherine Thiakou                        ix. George Cheilas
x. Ibrahim Ismet Ozturk
Industrial Experience
a. ‘Philippias Hellas S.A.’, Giannitsa, Greece  (Canned Food Factory)
    Being responsible for analyses and quality control
    June - August, 1986
b. ‘Hellenic Fabrics S.A., Pella, Greece
    Being responsible for quality control and waste water treatment
    June - August, 1987
c.  ‘MED S.A.’ (Canned Food Factory)
     Shift Supervisor
     July - December, 1992
Administrative Obligations
a. Member of the General Assembly of the Chemistry Department, University of Ioannina.
b. Member of the Interdepartmental Committee of the Graduate Program ‘Bioinorganic Chemistry’ 1999 - 2005. Vise Chairman 2005 - 2007. Chairman 2007 - now.
c. Member of the Interdepartmental Committee of the Graduate Program ‘Chemistry and Technology of Materials’.
d. Member of various committies of the Department of Supplies of the University of Ioannina.
e. Member of the New Chemistry Building Committee.
f. Member of the Committee of Hygiene and Safety of the Chemistry Department.
g. Coordinator of the Committee for the Renewal of the Graduate Program of the Chemistry Department.
h. Coordinator of the Committee for space exploitation of the Chemistry Department.  
 
Invited Lectures
a.  Department of Chemistry, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.
b.  Department of Chemistry, University of Debrecen, Hungary.
c. General Department of Physics, Chemistry and Materials Technology, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece.
d. CECAM Workshop, ‘Simulation, design and crystal engineering of metal-organic frameworks, July 2007, Lyon, France.
Other Scientifically Related Activities
a. Scientific Coordinator of the Laboratory of Magnetochemistry of the University of Ioannina. (1999 -2006)
b. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Laboratory of X-ray Crystallography.
c. Member of the Organizing Committee of the ’5th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry and Its Satellite Meetings’, Corfu and Ioannina, 13 – 20 April 1999.
d. Reviewer for: Inorganica Chimica Acta, Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Spectrochimica Acta, Spectroscopy Letters, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Dalton Transactions, ChemCommun, Journal of Coordination Chemistry, Journal of Molecular Structure, CrystEngCom, PCCP.
e. Reviewer for the Annual Proceeding of the Greek Military Academy.
f. Author of several popular science  articles in the Greek newspaper ‘Aggelioforos’.
 
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
I. Journals
1. Th. F. Zafiropoulos, S. P. Perlepes, and J. C. Plakatouras, Bis(1-methylbenzotriazole)-   dinitratocobalt(II): A Pseudo-octahedral Complex with Pseudo-tetrahedral Magnetochemical and Ligand Field Characteristics
Monatsh. Chem., 120, 357 - 361(1989)
2. P. Geboes, J. Plakatouras, and H. O. Desseyn, “Complexes of Group IΙb Metals with Dithioxamides. V- Vibrational Spectra and Thermal Analyses of the CdLX2 Complexes”.
 Bull. Soc. Chem. Belg., 98, 821 - 831(1989).
3. P. Jacobs, K. Dimitrou, S. P. Perleoes, J. Plakatouras, and H. O. Desseyn, “Synthesis, Physical Properties and Spectroscopy of Pd(II) Complexes with CH3OOCCSNH2.
Bull. Soc. Chem. Belg., 98, 901 - 921(1989).
4. F. J. Quaeyhaegens, H. O. Desseyn, S. P. Perlepes, J. C. Plakatouras, B. Bracke, and A. T. H. Lenstra, “Synthesis, Spectroscopy and Thermal Properties, of the Nickel(II), Palladium(II), and Copper(II) Complexes of Bis(aminoalkyl)oxamides (=LH2) Including the Crystal Structure of Cu2L(NO3)2.
Trans. Met. Chem., 16, 92 - 101(1991).
5. Th. Zafiropoulos, J. C. Plakatouras, and S. P. Perlepes, ”Preparation and Properties of Lanthanide(III) Salts with N-(2-pyridyl)pyridine-2`-carboxamide”.
Polyhedron, 10, 2405 - 2415(1991).
6. Th. F. Zafiropoulos, J. C. Plakatouras, and S. P. Perlepes, “Preparational and Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies of Anilinium Salts Containing the [Hg2Cl6]2-, [Hg2Cl4X2]2-,[CdHgI6]2-, [CdHgI4Br2]2-, and [CdHgBr4I2]2- Ions (X = Cl, Br)”.
 Z. Naturforsch., 46b, 1532 - 1538(1991).
7. J. C. Plakatouras, D. Mentzafos, A. Terzis, T. Bakas, V. Papaefthimiou, and S. P. Perlepes, “Coordination Chemistry of Corrosion Inhibitors of the Benzotriazole Type. Preparation and Characterization of Co(II) Complexes with 1-methylbenzotriazole; X-Ray Crystal Structures of [CoCl2(Mebta)2], trans-[Co(NCS)2(Mebta)4], trans-[Co(NCS)2(MeOH)2(Mebta)2], and cis-[Co(NO3)2(Mebta)2]”.
Polyhedron, 11, 2657  - 2672(1992).
8. J. C. Plakatouras, S. R., Drake, S. P. Perlepes, and J. M. Tsangaris, “Preparation and Properties of the Coordination Compounds [SnX4(DDMH)] and [SnX4(BZDH)] (X = Cl, Br, I; DDMH : Diacetylbis(dimethylhydrazone); BZDH : Benzildihydrazone)”.
 Main Gr. Met. Chem., 16, 53 - 64(1993).
9. S. P. Perlepes, J. C. Plakatouras, and H. O. Desseyn, “Synthesis and Spectroscopic Characterization of the Heterobimetalic Chain Compounds [MPdL2]n and [CuPtL2]n (M = Co, Ni, Cu, Zn, Pt; L2- : N,N’-dimethylmonothioxamidato)”.
Spec. Letters, 26, 777 - 791(1993).
10. J. C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliades, S. P. Perlepes, A. Albinati, G. Kalkanis, “Preparation and Characterization of [Cu2Cl4L2] : The First Structural Determination of a Complex Containing the Novel Ligand 2-(2’-pyridyl)quinoxaline (L)”.
Polyhedron, 12, 2069 - 2071(1993).
11. M. L. B. F. Hereygers, H. O. Desseyn, J. C. Plakatouras, S. P. Perlepes, K. A. F. Verhulst, A. T. H. Lenstra, “Preparation, Properties, and Structural Characterization of 2-oxathioamidate Complexes”.
Polyhedron, 13, 1095 - 1096(1994).
12. J. C. Plakatouras, T. Bakas, C. J. Huffman, J. C. Huffman, V. Papaefthimiou, and S. P. Perlepes, “Two Different Terminal Nitrate Bonding Modes in [Fe2O(NO3)4(C7H7N3)4]”.
J. Chem. Soc., Dalton. Trans., 1994, 2737 - 2738.
13. V. -C. Arunasalam, I. Baxter, M. B. Hursthouse, K. M. A. Malik, D. M. P. Mingos, J. C. Plakatouras, “Sulfur Dioxide Insertion Reactions Into Metal Alkoxide Bonds: Synthesis and Crystal Structure of catena-Bis(methylsulfito)bis(methanol)calcium; a One-dimensional Polymer Based on Eight-Coordinate Calcium Ions”.
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1994, 2695 - 2696.
14. J. C. Plakatouras, I. Baxter, M. B. Hursthouse, K. M. A. Malik, J. McAleese, S. R. Drake, “Synthesis, and Structural Characterization, of Two Novel, CdIII β-diketonates [Gd4(μ3-OH)4(μ2-H2O)2(H2O)4(hfpd)8].2C6H6.H2O (1) and [Gd(hfpd)3(MeCO)(H2O)] (2) (hfpd-H: 1,1,1,5,5,5-hexafluoropentane-2,4-dione)”.
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1994, 2455 - 2456.
15. V. -C. Arunasalam, D. M. P. Mingos, J. C.  Plakatouras, I. Baxter, M. B. Hursthouse, and K. M. A. Malik, “Carbonyl Sulfide Insertion Reaction Into Metal - Alkoxide Bonds. Synthesis and Molecula Structure of  Di[bis(methylthiocarbonato)-tris(methanol)calcium]”.
Polyhedron, 14, 1105 - 1108(1995).
16. I. Baxter, S. R. Drake, M. B. Hursthouse, K. M. A. Malik, J. McAleese, D. J. Otway, and J. C. Plakatouras, “Effect of Polyether Ligands on Stabilities and Mass Transport Properties of a Series of Gadolinium(III) β-diketonate Complexes”.
Inorg. Chem., 34, 1384 - 1395(1995).
17. V. -C. Arunasalam, D. M. P. Mingos, J. C. Plakatouras, I. Baxter, M. B. Hursthouse, K. M. A. Malik, “Synthesis and Structural Characterization of the b-diketonate Aryloxide Dimer [Ca2(tmhd)2(OArN)2(EtOH)4] (where H-tmhd = 2,2,6,6-tetramethylheptane-3,5-dione; H-OArN = 2,6-N,N-dimethylaminomethyl-4-methylphenol)”.
Polyhedron, 15, 3971 - 3977(1996).
18. J. McAleese, J. C. Plakatouras, and B. C. H. Steele, “The Use of Ce(fod)4 as a Precursor for the Growth of Ceria Films by Metal - Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition”.
Thin Solid Films, 280, 152 - 159(1996).
19. J. McAleese, J. C. Plakatouras, and B. C. H. Steele, “Thin Film Growth of Gadolinia Metal - Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition (MOCVD)”.
Thin Solid Films, 286, 64 - 71(1996).
20. V. Aletras, N. Hadjiliades, D. Stabaki, A. Karaliota, M. Kamariotaki, I. Butler, J. C. Plakatouras , S. P. Perlepes, “Preparation and Characterization of the Seven - Coordinate Cadmium Complex [Cd(3,4-H2dhb)2(H2O)3].HCl.(3,4-H3dhb).2.5H2O; The First Structural Characterization of a Complex Containing the 3,4-dihydroxybenzoato (-1) (3,4-H2dhb-) Ligand”.
 Polyhedron, 16, 1399 - 1402(1997).
21. S. P. Perlepes, A. Garoufis, J. Sletten, E. G. Bakalbassis, J. C. Plakatouras, E. Katsarou, N. Hadjiliadis, “Preparation, Structural Characterization and Physical Properties of palladium(II) and platinum(II) complexes of the biheteroaromatic ligand 2-(2’-pyridyl)quinoixaline (L)”.
Inorg. Chim. Acta., 261, 93-102(1997).
22. I. Baxter, S. R. Drake, M. B. Hursthouse, K, M. A. Malik, D. M. P. Mingos, J. C. Plakatouras, D. J. Otway, “Group 2 / Titanium heterometallic alkoxides; their reproducible synthesis and characterization. Crystal Structures of the Compounds [SrTi4(OEt)18] and [Sr2Ti(Opri)8(PriOH)3].2PriOH”.
Polyhedron, 17, 625-639(1998).
23. I. Baxter, S. R. Drake, M. B. Hursthouse, J. McAleese, K. M. A. Malik, D. M. P. Mingos, D. J. Otway, J. C. Plakatouras, “Unusual coordination modes of multidentate ligands; crystal structure of [{(tmhd)3Y}2(hmteta)] [tmhd = ButCOCHCOBut and hmteta = Me2N(CH2CH2NMe)2CH2CH2NMe2]”
Polyhedron, 21, 3777-3784 (1998).
24. I. Baxter, J. A. Darr, J. C. Plakatouras, M. B. Hursthouse, K. M. Abdul Malik, D. M. P. Mingos,  J. C. Plakatouras, “Preparation and Crystal Structures of the Ce(IV) beta-diketonates, [Ce(tmhd)4] and [Ce(pmhd)4] (tmhd = 2,2,6,6-tetramethylheptane-3,5-dionate and pmhd = 1-phenyl-5-methylhexane-1,3-dionate)”.
J. Chem. Crystallogr., 28, 267(1998).
25. K. Skorda, S. P. Perlepes, R. Keuleers, A. Terzis, C. P. Raptopoulou, J. C. Plakatouras, A structural model for the copper(II) site of Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase: preparation, crystal structure and properties of [Cu(Mebta)4(H2O)](ClO4)2.0.4EtOH (Mebta = 1-methylbenzotriazole)”
Trans. Met. Chem., 1999, 24, 541 – 545 (1999).
26. S. Gourbatsis, J. C. Plakatouras, V. Nastopoulos, C. J. Cardin, N. Hadjiliadis, “[Pr(NO3)3L] : a mononuclear ten-coordinate lanthanide(III) complex with a tetradentate di-Schiff base”.
Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2, 468 – 471 (1999).
27. K. Skorda, R. Keuleers, Aris Terzis, C. P. Raptopoulou, S. P. Perlepes, J. C. Plakatouras, “Copper(II) bromide / 1-methylbenzotriazole chemistry: variation of product as a function of solvent and ligand-to-metal reaction ratio”.
Polyhedron, 18, 3067 – 3075 (1999).
28. M. Mylonas, G. Malandrinos, J. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, K. Kasprzak, A. Krezel, W. Bal, “Stray Cu(II) may cause oxidative damage when coordinated to the C-terminal tail of histone H2A”
Chem. Res. Toxicol. 14, 1177 – 1183 (2001).
29. A. Myari, G. Malandrinos, Y. Deligiannakis, J. C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, Z. Nagy, I. Sovago, “Interaction of Cu2+ with His-Val-His and of Zn2+ with His-Val-Gly-Asp, two peptides surrounding metal ions in Cu,Zn-SOD enzyme”
J. Inorg. Biochem. 85, 253 – 261 (2001).
30. J. C. Plakatouras, D. Kostakis, N. Hadjiliadis, S. Aime, “Synthesis and characterization of new poly-aminocarboxylates and their lanthanide complexes. New potential contrast agents for MRI applications”
J. Inorg. Biochem., 86, 380 (2001).
31. M. Mylonas, J. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis,A. Krezel, W. Bal, “Potentiometric and spectroscopic studies of the interaction of Cu(II) ions with the hexapeptides AcThrAlaSerHisHisLysNH2, AcThrGluAlaHisHisLysNH2, AcThrGluSerAlaHis-LysNH2 and AcThrGluSerHisAlaLysNH2, models of C-terminal tail of histone H2A”.
Inorg. Chim. Acta, , 339, 60 (2002).
32. M. Tsiouri, J. C. Plakatouras, A. Garoufis, V. Nastopoulos, N. Hadjiliadis, Interactions of trivalent lanthanide cations with tetradentate Schiff bases. Synthesis and characterization of lanthanide(III) complexes with N,N’-bis(pyridin-2-ylmethylene)benzene-1,2-diamine”
Inorg. Chem. Commun. 5 (2002) 844–847.
33. M. Mylonas, A. Krezel, J.C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, W. Bal, “The binding of Ni(II) ions to the analogues of –ESHH- motif of histone H2A may provide damage to the Nucleosome”.
J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 4296 (2002).
34. A. Myari, G. Malandrinos, J. C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, I. Sovago, ‘Peptide Models of the Active Site of Cu,Zn-SOD’,
Metal Ligand Interactions, NATO ASI Series, 116, 518, (2002).
35. M. Mylonas, A. Krezel, J. C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, W. Bal, ‘Interactions of Histone Model Peptides with Carcinogenic Metal Ions (Ni2+, Cu2+)’
Metal Ligand Interactions, NATO ASI Series, 116, 508, (2002).
36. S. Aime, E. Gianolio, A. Barge, D. Kostakis, J. C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, ‘Synthesis and Characterization of New MRI Contrast Agents’
Metal Ligand Interactions, NATO ASI Series, 116, 512, (2002).
37. S.Aime, E.Gianolio, A.Barge, D.Kostakis, J.C.Plakatouras, N.Hadjiliadis, “Modulation of the prototropic exchange rate at the water molecule coordinated to Gd(III) ion”,
Eur.J.Inorg.Chem., 2003, 2045.
38. J. Plakatouras, C. Kavounis, C. Cardin, “(Diethyleneglycol dimethyl ether)tris- (1,1,1,5,5,5-hexafluoropentane-2,4-dionato)praseodymium(III)”
Acta Cryst. (2003). E59, m838–m840
39. A.Myari, M.Malandrinos, J.C.Plakatouras, N.Hadjiliadis, I.Sovago, Interaction of Cu(II) with His.Val.Gly.Asp and of Zn(II) with His.Val.His,two peptides of the active site of Cu,Zn-superoxide dismutase”,
Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications, 2003, 1, 99.
40. M. Mylonas, J. C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, “Interactions of Ni(II) and Cu(II) ions with the hydrolysis products of the C-terminal -ESHH- motif of histone H2A model peptides. Association of the stability of the complexes formed with the cleavage of the -E–S- bond”
J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2004, 4152 – 4160.
41. M. Mylonas, A. Krężel, J. C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, W. Bal, Interactions of Zn(II) ions with three His-containing peptide models of histone H2A”
Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications, (2004), 2, 125 - 140.
42. A. Michaelides, C. D. Papadimitriou, J. C. Plakatouras, S. Skoulika, P. G. Veltsistas, “Synthesis, Characterization and Crystal Structure of Catena-bis(1,10-phenanthroline)-µ-chloranilato-cadmium(II). A Zig – Zag Polymer Based On Eight-Coordinated Square Antiprismatic Units”
Polyhedron, (2004), 23, 2587 – 2593.
43. T. Karavelas, M. Mylonas, G. Malandrinos, J.C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, P. Mlynarz, H. Kozlowski, Coordination properties of Cu(II) and Ni(II) ions towards the C-terminal peptide fragmentELAKHAof histone H2B
J. Inorg. Biochem., (2005), 99, 606–615.
44. M. Mylonas, J. C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, K. D. Papavasileiou, V. S. Melissas, “An extremely stable Ni(II) complex derived from the hydrolytic cleavage of the C-terminal tail of histone H2A”
J. Inorg. Biochem., (2005), 99, 637–643.
45. K. Skorda, T. C. Stamatatos, A. Vafiadis, A. Lithoxoidou, A. Terzis, S. P. Perlepes, J. Mrozinski, C. P. Raptopoulou, J. C. Plakatouras, E. G. Bakalbassis, Copper(II) chloride / 1-methylbenzotriazole chemistry: influence of various synthetic parameters on the product identity, structural and magnetic characterization, and quantum-chemical studies
Inorg. Chim. Acta, (2005), 358, 565 – 582.
46. M. Mylonas, A. Krężel, J. C. Plakatouras, N. Hadjiliadis, W. Bal, “Interactions of Transition Metal Ions with His-containing Peptide Models of Histone H2A”
J. Mol. Liq., (2005), 118, 119– 129.
47. G. E. Kostakis, L. Casella, N. Hadjiliadis, E. Monzani, N. Kourkoumelis, J. C. Plakatouras, “Interpenetrated networks from a novel nanometer-sized pseudopeptidic ligand, bridging water, and transition metal ions with cds topology”,
Chem. Commun., 2005, 3859-3861.
48. G. E. Kostakis, E. Nordlander, M. Haukka, J. C. Plakatouras, ‘Di-μ-chloro-bis[(2,2-bipyridine)chlorocopper(II)]’
Acta Cryst. (2006). E62, m77–m79
49. M. Tsiouri, N. Hadjiliadis, T. Arslan, B. M. Kariuki, J. C. Plakatouras, ‘Interactions of trivalent lanthanide cations with tetradentate Schiff bases: New lanthanide(III) complexes from (1S,2S,N1E,N2E)–N,N0-bis(pyridin-2-ylmethylene)cyclohexane-1,2-diamine’
Inorg. Chem. Commun., (2006), 9, 429–432.
50. I. Vlahou, N. Kourkoumelis, A. Michaelides, S. Skoulika, J. C. Plakatouras, ‘Zinc complexes with tricarballylic acid and Lewis bases with zero- and two-dimensional structures’
Inorg. Chim. Acta, (2006), 359, 3540–3548.
51. G. E. Kostakis, E. Nordlander, N. Hadjiliadis, M. Haukka, J. C. Plakatouras, ‘Two 3D supramolecular architectures from zinc hydrogen aconitate 1D polymers’
Inorg. Chem. Commun., (2006), 9, 915–919
52. T. ARSLAN, C. OGRETIR, M. TSIOURI, J. C. PLAKATOURAS, N. HADJILIADIS ‘Interactions of trivalent lanthanide cations with a hexadentate Schiff base derived from the condensation of ethylenediamine with 8-hydroxyquinoline-2-carboxaldehyde’
J. Coord. Chem., (2007), 60, 699-710.
53. C. Papatriantafyllopoulou, C. P. Raptopoulou, A. Terzis, J. F. Janssens, E. Manessi-Zoupa, S. P. Perlepes, J. C. Plakatouras, ‘Assembly of a helical zinc(II) chain and a two-dimensional cadmium(II) coordination polymer using picolinate and sulfate anions as bridging ligands’
Polyhedron, (2007), 26, 4053–4064
54. D. Kovala-Demertzi, J. Wiecek, J. C. Plakatouras, Z. Ciunik ‘Self-assembly of dialkyltin(IV) moieties and a thiosemicarbone to a trinuclear macrocycle and the unprecedented formation of two pseudo-polymorphs with different cavities’
CrystEngComm, (2008), 10, 1291–1295.
55. C. Papatriantafyllopoulou, G. E. Kostakis, C. P. Raptopoulou, A. Terzis, S. P. Perlepes, J. C. Plakatouras, ‘Investigation of the MSO4.xH2O (M = Zn, x = 7; M = Cd, x = 8/3)/methyl 2-pyridyl ketone oxime reaction system: A novel Cd(II) coordination polymer versus mononuclear and dinuclear Zn(II) complexes’.
Inorg. Chim. Acta, (2009), 362, 2361–2370
56. G. E. Κostakis, G. Malandrinos, E. Nordlander, M. Haukka, J. C. Plakatouras ‘Solution and structural studies of the Cd(II) – Aconitate system’
Polyhedron, (2009), 28, 3227-3234.
57. J. G. Servetas, G. E. Κostakis,  M. Haukka, T. Bakas, J. C. Plakatouras, ‘Synthesis, and characterization of 1- and 2-D coordination polymers derived from the pseudopeptidic ligand oxamide-N,N'-diacetate. Insights into the supramolecular architectures constructed through H-bonds’
Polyhedron, (2009), 28, 3322-3330.
58. M. Tsiouri, K. Skorda, C. Papadimitriou, Y. Li, J. D. Woollins, J. C. Plakatouras, ‘Interactions of Trivalent Lanthanide Cations with a New Hexadentate Di-Schiff Base: New Lanthanide(III) Complexes from (NE,N′E)-2,2′-(ethane-1,2-diylbis(oxy))bis(N-(pyridin-2-ylmethylene)ethanamine)’
Bioinorg. Chem. Appl., 2010, Article ID 613140, 7 pages.
59. G. E. Kostakis, E. Nordlander, A. C. Tsipis, M. Haukka, J. C. Plakatouras, Synthesis, structural and theoretical studies of a rare hexameric water cluster held in the lattice of {[Zn(HL)(phen)(H2O)] 3(H2O)}2 (H3L=trans-aconitic acid)’
Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 14 (2011) 87–91
60. G. E. Kostakis, L. Casella, A. K. Boudalis, E. Monzani, J. C. Plakatouras,Structural variation from 1D chains to 3D networks: A systematic study of the effect of metal radius on the construction of coordination polymers using the terepthaloylbisglycinate ligand’
New J. Chem., 2011, 35, 1060–1071.
62. G. E. Kostakis, P. Xydias, E. Nordlander, A. Oskarsson, J. C. Plakatouras, ‘The first structural determination of a copper (II) complex containing the ligand [1-(4-((1H-benzo[d][1,2,3]triazol-2(3H)-yl)methyl)benzyl)-1Hbenzo[d][1,2,3]triazole]
Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2012, 383, 327 - 331.
63. K. F. Konidaris, C. N. Morrison, J. G. Servetas, M. Haukka, Y. Lan, A. K. Powell, J. C. Plakatouras,  G. E. Kostakis,  ‘Supramolecular assemblies involving metal–organic ring interactions: heterometallic Cu(II)–Ln(III) two-dimensional coordination polymers’,
CrystEngComm, 2012, 14, 1842.
64. C. Pappas, N. Sayyad, A.G. Tzakos, I. Plakatouras, “Novel organogels based on self assembly of rationally designed pseudopeptides”
J. Pept. Sci., 2012, 18, S113
65. N. C. Anastasiadis, G. Bilis, J. C. Plakatouras, C. P. Raptopoulou, V. Psycharis, C. Beavers, S. J. Teat, M. Louloud, S. P. Perlepes, ‘Iron(III) chloride – benzotriazole adducts with trigonal bipyramidal geometry: Spectroscopic, structural and catalytic studies’
Polyhedron, 2013, 64, 189.
66. S. Lympeopoulou, M. Papastergiou, M. Louloudi, C. Raptopoulou, V. Psycharis, C. J. Milios, J. C. Plakatouras“Synthesis, Characterization, Magnetic and Catalytic Properties of a Novel Mn(II) Ladder Shaped Coordination Polymer”
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, In press.
67. S. Lymperopoulou, V. N. Dokorou, A. C. Tsipis, P. G. Weidler, J.C. Plakatouras, A. K. Powell and G. E. Kostakis, “Influence of the metal salt on the self-assembly of isophthaloylbis-β-alanine and Cu(II) ion”
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