Wolfgang Burgstaller, A. Univ.-Prof. Dr.Wolfgang Burgstaller, A. Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Institute of Microbiology
Technikerstrasse 25
6020 Innsbruck
Austria

Microbiology II, Viktor-Franz-Hess building, ground floor, room 0/219

Tel.: +43 512 507-51234
Fax: +43 512 507-2929
Mail:  wolfgang.burgstaller@uibk.ac.at

Homepage : http://www.mycologytyrol.org


Field of Research

  • Physiology of anamorphic fungi (growth, membrane transport, energy metabolism)

Teaching

List of courses ›

  • Physiology of Microorganisms (Lecture)
  • Fungal Physiology (Lecture)
  • Fungal Physiology (Seminar)
  • Fungal Physiology (Practical Course)
  • Genetics of Microorganisms (Practical Course)

Publications

List of publications since 2001 ›

Publications 2016

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Schinagl, C. W.; Vrabl, P.; Burgstaller, W. (2016): Adapting high-resolution respirometry to glucose-limited steady state mycelium of the filamentous fungus Penicillium ochrochloron: Method development and standardization.
    In: PLoS One 11/1, No. e0146878. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Vrabl, P.; Artmann, D.J.; Schinagl, C.W.; Burgstaller, W. (2016): Rapid sample processing for intracellular metabolite studies in Penicillium ochrochloron CBS 123.824: the new FiltRes-device combines cold filtration of methanol quenched biomass with resuspension in extraction solution.
    In: SpringerPlus 5, No. 966. (DOI) (Web link)



Publications 2014

Contributions to Books / Journals

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Vrabl, P.; Schinagl, C.; Artmann, D.; Schobloch, C.; Burgstaller, W. (2014): Effect of experimental margin conditions on the fungal phenotype – an underestimated issue.
    In: 6th ÖGMBT Annual Meeting. Book of Abstracts. Österreichische Gesellschaft für Molekulare Biowissenschaften und Biotechnologie (ÖGMBT), p. 144.



Publications 2012

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Vrabl, P.; Fuchs, V.; Pichler, B.; Schinagl, C.; Burgstaller, W. (2012): Organic acid excretion in Penicillium ochrochloron increases with ambient pH.
    In: Frontiers in Microbiology 3, p. 121. (DOI)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Krüger, A.; Vrabl, P.; Ganzera, M.; Burgstaller, W. (2012): Targeted analysis of nucleotides in Penicillium ochrochloron.
    In: 4rd ÖGMBT Annual Meeting. Abstracts. Österreichische Gesellschaft für Molekulare Biowissenschaften und Biotechnologie (ÖGMBT), p. 151.

  • Vrabl, P.; Artmann, D.; Schobloch, C.; Marmsoler, M.; Heiss, B.; Schinagl, C.W.; Burgstaller, W. (2012): Fast exchange of quenching and extraction solvents for intracellular metabolite analysis in filamentous fungi via the FiltRes-system.
    In: 4rd ÖGMBT Annual Meeting. Abstracts. Österreichische Gesellschaft für Molekulare Biowissenschaften und Biotechnologie (ÖGMBT), p. 162.



Publications 2011

Contributions to Books / Journals

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Strasser, H.; Hutwimmer, S.; Burgstaller, W. (2011): Metabolite toxicology of fungal biocontrol agents: Risks and Risk Assessment.
    In: Ehlers, R.U.: Regulation of Biological Control Agents. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer, ISBN 978-90-481-3663-6, pp. 191 - 213. (DOI) (Web link)



Publications 2010

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Hutwimmer, S.; Wang, H.; Strasser, H.; Burgstaller, W. (2010): Formation of exudate droplets by Metarhizium anisopliae and the presence of destruxins.
    In: Mycologia 102/1, pp. 1 - 10. (DOI)



Publications 2009

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Vrabl, P.; Mutschlechner, W.; Burgstaller, W. (2009): Dynamics of adenine nucleotides and energy charge during uncoupling of catabolism and anabolism in Penicillium ochrochloron.
    In: Mycological Research - the International Journal of Fungal Biology 113/12, pp. 1422 - 1432. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Wang, H.; Hutwimmer, S.; Strasser, H.; Burgstaller, W. (2009): Destruxin production of Metarhizium anisopliae under carbon and nitrogen exhaustion.
    In: Journal of Basic Microbiology 49/4, pp. 404 - 411. (DOI) (Web link)

Journal Article (Meeting-Abstract)
  • Vrabl, P.; Schinagl, C.; Burgstaller, W. (2009): Growth kinetics of filamentous fungi in batch culture: textbook knowledge and reality.
    In: MYCOSES 52, p. 430.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Vrabl, P.; Burgstaller, W. (2009): Overflow metabolism is independent of the energetic status in Penicillium ochrochloron.
    In: Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology: 1st Annual Meeting of the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology, 21.-23. September 2009, Innsbruck, Austria. Innsbruck: Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, p. 63.

  • Vrabl, P.; Mustchlechner, W.; Müller, B.; Burgstaller, W. (2009): Underestimating fungal variability.
    In: Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology: 1st Annual Meeting of the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology, 21.-23. September 2009, Innsbruck, Austria. Innsbruck: Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, p. 64.

  • Vrabl, P.; Schinagl, C.; Burgstaller, W. (2009): Microbial growth kinetics in batch culture revised: questioning the textbook growth curve.
    In: Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology: 1st Annual Meeting of the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology, 21.-23. September 2009, Innsbruck, Austria. Innsbruck: Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, p. 58.



Publications 2008

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Hutwimmer, S.; Wagner, S.; Affenzeller, M.; Burgstaller, W.; Strasser H. (2008): Algorithm-based design of novel synthetic media for Metarhizium anisopliae simulating its nutritional conditions in the environment.
    In: JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY 105/2, pp. 459 - 468. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Hutwimmer, S.; Wagner, S.; Affenzeller, M.; Burgstaller, W.; Strasser H. (2008): Algorithm-based design of synthetic growth media stimulating virulence properties of Metarhizium anisopliae conidia.
    In: JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY 105/6, pp. 2026 - 2034.

  • Vrabl, P.; Mutschlechner, W.; Burgstaller, W. (2008): Characteristics of glucose uptake by glucose- and NH4-limited grown Penicillium ochrochloron at low, medium and high glucose concentration.
    In: FUNGAL GENETICS AND BIOLOGY 45, pp. 1380 - 1392. (Web link)



Publications 2007

Contributions to Books / Journals

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Hutwimmer, S.; Burgstaller, W.; Strasser, H. (2007): Are genetic algorithms a “magic bullet” for optimising cultivation conditions for entomopathogenic fungi?
    In: Enkerli, J. (Ed.): Pathogens and insect parasitic nematodes. Integrated control of soil insect pests. IOBC wprs (= IOBC wprs Bulletin. Insect, 30 (7)), pp. 143 - 147.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Burgstaller, W.; Vrabl, P.; Mutschlechner, W.; Gallmetzer, M. (2007): Uncoupling of catabolism and anabolism in the anamorphic fungus Penicillium simplicissimum.
    In: Kuokka-Ihalainen, A.; Saloheimo, M.; Pakula, T. (Eds.): 3rd European Federation of Biotechnology Conference - Physiology of Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi (PYFF3). Tampere: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (= VTT Symposium, 245), ISBN 978-951-38-6313-5, p. 37.

  • Mutschlechner, W.; Kraler, S.; Burgstaller, W. (2007): Improvement of the determination of the activity of the plasma membrane H+-ATPase in Penicillium simplicissimum.
    In: Kuokka-Ihalainen, A.; Saloheimo, M.; Pakula, T. (Eds.): 3rd European Federation of Biotechnology Conference - Physiology of Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi (PYFF3). Tampere: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (= VTT Symposium, 245), ISBN 978-951-38-6313-5, p. 129.

  • Vrabl, P.; Burgstaller, W. (2007): Glucose uptake by glucose-limited and glucose-excess grown mycelia of Penicilium simplicissimum.
    In: Kuokka-Ihalainen, A.; Saloheimo, M.; Pakula, T. (Eds.): 3rd European Federation of Biotechnology Conference - Physiology of Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi (PYFF3). Tampere: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (= VTT Symposium, 245), ISBN 978-951-38-6313-5, p. 103.



Publications 2006

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Burgstaller, W. (2006): Thermodynamic boundary conditions suggest that a passive transport step suffices for citrate excretion in Aspergillus and Penicillium.
    In: MICROBIOLOGY-SGM 152, pp. 887 - 893. (DOI)

  • Ganzera, M.; Vrabl, P.; Wörle, E.; Burgstaller, W.; Stuppner, H. (2006): Determination of adenine and pyridine nucleotides in glucose-limited chemostat cultures of Penicillium simplicissimum by one-step ethanol extraction and ion-pairing liquid chromatography.
    In: Analytical Biochemistry 359/1, pp. 132 - 140.



Publications 2004

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • POKORNY, R.; HUDECOVA, D.; BURGSTALLER, W.; VARECKA, L. (2004): Changes in properties of glutamate transport in Trichoderma viridae vegetative mycelia upon adaptation to glutamate as carbon source.
    In: FEMS Microbiology Letters 230, pp. 123 - 128.



Publications 2002

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Gallmetzer, M.; Burgstaller, W. (2002): Efflux of Organic-Acids in Penicillium-Simplicissimum is an Energy-Spilling Process, Adjusting the Catabolic Carbon Flow to the Nutrient Supply and the Activity of Catabolic Pathways.
    In: MICROBIOLOGY-SGM 148, p. 1143.

  • Gallmetzer, M.; Meraner, J.; Burgstaller, W. (2002): Succinate Synthesis and Excretion by Penicillium-Simplicissimum under Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditions.
    In: FEMS Microbiology Letters 210, p. 221.

  • Simkovic, M.; Kalinak, M.; Burgstaller, W.; Varecka, L. (2002): Characterization of an Inducible Citrate Uptake System in Penicillium-Simplicissimum.
    In: FEMS Microbiology Letters 213, p. 21.



Publications 2001

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Gallmetzer, M.; Burgstaller, W. (2001): Citrate Efflux in Glucose-Limited and Glucose-Sufficient Chemostat Culture of Penicillium-Simplicissium.
    In: Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology 79, p. 81.

  • Müller, B.; Zanella, A.; Burgstaller, W. (2001): A Method to Obtain Right-Side-Out and Sealed Plasma-Membrane Vesicles from the Filamentous Fungus Penicillium-Simplicissimum.
    In: Journal of Basic Microbiology 41, p. 281.