Table 1.

Genes involved in lipid body morphology

Function/localizationGene
Endosome/vacuoleFAB1, PEP5, PEP7, PPA1, TFP1, VAC14, VMA2, VMA4, VMA6, VMA7, VMA22, VPS4, VPS16, VPS21, VPS24, VPS35, VPS51, VPS66
ERERD1, OST4, SCP160, SEC22, SPO7, YIL039W
MitochondriaATP3 MDM20, MRM2, TOM5
Other trafficking pathwaysANP1, CHC1, MOG1
Actin or tubulin relatedBEM2, CNM67, SLA2, SRV2
Base and nucleotide metabolismADE8, ADE12, ADK1
Transcription/expressionBUR2, DOA1, HPR1, KEM1, MED2, MSN1, PAF1, ROX3, SPT10, STO1
Other nuclear activitiesAPN1, ECM1, EST3, NEM1
OtherBUD32, DRS2, PLC1, SSD1, TPD3
UnknownYLR404W, YOR333C
  • Genes whose deletions produce aberrant lipid bodies are grouped by localization or function, based on www.yeastgenome.org.