Petros Tarantilis

Petros Tarantilis
Professor
Laboratory of General Chemistry
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ptara@aua.gr
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Current Position:

  • Professor on Instrumental Chemical Analysis of Natural Products (14/12/2016)

Past Positions: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer on Instrumental Chemical Analysis of Plant Natural Products, A.U.A., 18/07/2001 – 23/12/2016.

  • Teaching Assistant (Assistant Professor), Department of Oenology, Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Athens, 1995-1998.
  • Teacher, Secondary Education, 1997-1998
  • Trainer, Training Institute of Maroussi (IEK), School of Viticulture and Oenology, 1998-1999
  • Consultant Food & Beverages Industry, Foodservice etc., 1990-2000.

Research Interests:

  • Isolation, purification and structure determination of natural products using chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques. Development of new techniques for separation, evaluation and analysis of main compounds of plants cultivated in Greece as Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs), Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) etc.
  • Study of Biological Activity of Natural Products (Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Toxicity etc.)
  • Instrumental methods of plants and food analysis.
  • FT-IR & Raman Spectroscopic study of microorganisms.
  • Development methods for quality determination, adulteration and authenticity (botanical and geographical origin) of food.

International Research Cooperation

  1. Laboratoire de Spectroscopie Biomoleculaire, Faculté de Pharmacie, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, 51, rue Cognacq Jay, 51096 Reims Cedex, France. (1990, 1992-1993).
  2. Cátedra de Química Agrícola, E.T.S.I. Agrónomos, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Campus Universitario, 02071 Albacete, Spain.
  3. Laboratory of Biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, 410049 Saratov, Russia.
  4. Division Biotechnologies and Agroindustry, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, Rome, Italy.

Participation in International Research Projects: Selected

  1. Isolation, séparation et purification des caroténoïdes du safran et étude in vivo à l’échelle cellulaire de leurs activités biologiques.  GSRT of Ministry of Development Greek and «Ambassade de France en Grèce. Bureau des échanges scientifiques ». (1990).
  2. INTERREG III C – SAFFRON, European Union (EU) project. 2005.
  3. SAFFIC. Methodologies for implementing International Standards for Saffron Purity and Quality. European Union (EU) project. 2006 – 2009.
  4. COST ACTION FA 1101. SAFFRONOMICS: Short term scientific missions in Saffron research. Omics Technologies for Crop Improvement, Traceability, Determination of Authenticity, Adulteration and Origin in Saffron.  Leader of WG3: Molecular and Phytochemical fingerprinting for breeding, traceability, and authenticity (development of technological tools) 2011-2015

Publications in International Journals: 138 (Articles: 125, Conference Papers: 10, Reviews: 5) Subtotal 2016-2020: 37.

Citations (Exclude self-citations of all authors): 5116, Subtotal 2016-2020: 2412; h-index: 41 (SCOPUS 18-10-2020)

Communications – Publications in proceedings and/or special issues of International Conferences: 88

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Most cited Articles

  1. Bourassa, P., Kanakis, C.D., Tarantilis, P., Pollissiou, M.G., Tajmir-Riahi, H.A. Resveratrol, genistein, and curcumin bind bovine serum albumin (2010) Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 114 (9), pp. 3348-3354. DOI: 10.1021/jp9115996
  2. Tarantilis, P.A., Tsoupras, G., Polissiou, M. Determination of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) components in crude plant extract using high-performance liquid chromatography-UV-visible photodiode-array detection-mass spectrometry (1995) Journal of Chromatography A, 699 (1-2), pp. 107-118. DOI: 10.1016/0021-9673(95)00044-N
  3. Kanakis, C.D., Hasni, I., Bourassa, P., Tarantilis, P.A., Polissiou, M.G., Tajmir-Riahi, H.-A. Milk β-lactoglobulin complexes with tea polyphenols (2011) Food Chemistry, 127 (3), pp. 1046-1055. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2011.01.079
  4. Fasseas, M.K., Mountzouris, K.C., Tarantilis, P.A., Polissiou, M., Zervas, G. Antioxidant activity in meat treated with oregano and sage essential oils (2008) Food Chemistry, 106 (3), pp. 1188-1194. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2007.07.060
  5. Kimbaris, A.C., Siatis, N.G., Daferera, D.J., Tarantilis, P.A., Pappas, C.S., Polissiou, M.G. Comparison of distillation and ultrasound-assisted extraction methods for the isolation of sensitive aroma compounds from garlic (Allium sativum) (2006) Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 13 (1), pp. 54-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2004.12.003
  6. Kanakis, C.D., Tarantilis, P.A., Polissiou, M.G., Diamantoglou, S., Tajmir-Riahi, H.A. Antioxidant flavonoids bind human serum albumin (2006) Journal of Molecular Structure, 798 (1-3), pp. 69-74. DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2006.03.051
  7. Alissandrakis, E., Daferera, D., Tarantilis, P.A., Polissiou, M., Harizanis, P.C. Ultrasound-assisted extraction of volatile compounds from citrus flowers and citrus honey (2003) Food Chemistry, 82 (4), pp. 575-582. DOI: 10.1016/S0308-8146(03)00013-X
  8. Tarantilis, P.A., Polissiou, M.G. Isolation and Identification of the Aroma Components from Saffron (Crocus sativus) (1997) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 45 (2), pp. 459-462. DOI: 10.1021/jf960105e
  9. Kanakis, C.D., Tarantilis, P.A., Tajmir-Riahi, H.A., Polissiou, M.G. Crocetin, dimethylcrocetin, and safranal bind human serum albumin: Stability and antioxidative properties (2007) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 55 (3), pp. 970-977. DOI: 10.1021/jf062638l
  10. Tarantilis, P.A., Polissiou, M., Manfait, M. Separation of picrocrocin, cis-trans-crocins and safranal of saffron using high-performance liquid chromatography with photodiode-array detection (1994) Journal of Chromatography A, 664 (1), pp. 55-61. DOI: 10.1016/0021-9673(94)80628-4

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