DI Dr. Klaus Natter (associate professor)
phone: +43 (316) 380 - 1928
neutral lipid metabolism
biosynthesis of triacylglycerol
biogenesis of lipid droplets
targeting of proteins to lipid droplets
regulation of lipolytic activities
Member of GOLD
03/1994-03/2001: studies in technical chemistry with specialization on biochemistry, biotechnology, and food chemistry at Graz University of Technology
03/2001-12/2003: PhD thesis (The Lipid Metabolic Proteome of Yeast: From Protein Localization to Protein Function) at Graz University of Technology and University Graz
since 01/2004: Postdoctoral fellowship in the group of Sepp D. Kohlwein at the University Graz
08/2005-12/2012: Assistant Professor at the Institute of Molecular Biosciences
since 12/2012: Associate Professor
Kurat, C., K. Natter, J. Petschnigg, H. Wolinski, K. Scheuringer, H. Scholz, R. Zimmermann, R. Leber, R. Zechner, and S. D. Kohlwein. (2006) Obese yeast: triglyceride lipolysis is functionally conserved from mammals to yeast. J. Biol. Chem., 281(1), 491-500.
Kals, M., Natter, K., Thallinger, G. G., Trajanoski, Z. & Kohlwein, S. D. (2005). YPL.db2: the Yeast Protein Localization database, version 2.0. Yeast 22, 213-8.
Natter, K., Leitner, P., Faschinger, A., Wolinski, H., McCraith, S., Fields, S. & Kohlwein, S. D. (2005). The spatial organization of lipid synthesis in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae derived from large-scale green fluorescent protein tagging and high-resolution microscopy. Mol Cell Proteomics, 4(5), 662-672.
Jandrositz, A., J. Petschnigg, R. Zimmermann, K. Natter, H. Scholze, A. Hermetter, S.D.Kohlwein, and R. Leber. (2005). The lipid droplet protein Tgl1p hydrolyzes both steryl esters and triglycerides in the yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1735(1), 50-58.
Habeler, G., Natter, K., Thallinger, G. G., Crawford, M. E., Kohlwein, S. D. & Trajanoski, Z. (2002). YPL.db: the Yeast Protein Localization database. Nucleic Acids Res 30, 80-3.
Prein, B., Natter, K. & Kohlwein, S. D. (2000). A novel strategy for constructing N-terminal chromosomal fusions to green fluorescent protein in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. FEBS Lett 485, 29-34.