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Andreas Papapetropoulos, B.Pharm, Ph.D., F.A.H.A., FBPharmacolS

Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacy
University of Athens
Athens 15771 Greece
Tel +30 210-7274786
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Research interests

  • H2S and endothelial cell biology
  • Regulation and functions of soluble guanylyl cyclase
  • Gasotransmitter interactions and signalling in vascular cells
  • Gasotransmitter pharmacology

Selected Recent Publications

  • Z. Zhou, N. Sayed, A. Pyriochou, C. Roussos, D. Fulton, A. Beuve, A Papapetropoulos. Protein Kinase G Phosphorylates Soluble Guanylyl Cyclase on Serine 64 and Inhibits Its Activity. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 28:1803-10, 2008
  • A. Papapetropoulos, Pyriochou A, Altaany Z, Yang G, Marazioti A, Zhou Z, Jeschked MG, Branskid L.K., Herndon D.N., Wang R. and Szabo C. Hydrogen sulfide is an endogenous stimulator of angiogenesis. Proc Natl. Acad Sci USA 106:21972-7, 2009
  • M. Bucci*, A. Papapetropoulos*, V. Vellecco, Z. Zhou, A. Pyriochou, C. Roussos, F. Roviezzo, V. Brancaleone, G. Cirino. Hydrogen Sulfide Is an Endogenous Inhibitor of Phosphodiesterase Activity Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 30:1998-2004, 2010 * contributed equally
  • K. Suzuki, G. Olah, K. Modis, C. Coletta, G. A. Kulp, D. Gerö, P. Szoleczky, T. Chang, Z. Zhou, L. Wu, R. Wang, A. Papapetropoulos and C. Szabo. Hydrogen sulfide replacement therapy protects the vascular endothelium in hyperglycemia by preserving mitochondrial function. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA., 108:13829-34, 2011



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