International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 597, Anthocyanin-deficient 6, ant6

BGN  29:85
Stock number: BGS 597
Locus name: Anthocyanin-deficient 6
Locus symbol: ant6

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:

Exrubrum = rub (1).


Monofactorial recessive (3).
Location is unknown.


Compared to the mother cultivars, the anthocyanin pigmentation is clearly decreased in the vegetative parts of the mutant plants (2, 4).
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Origin of mutant:

A N-ethyl-N-nitrosourethane induced mutant in Foma (NGB 14659, CIho 11333) (2).

Mutational events:

ant6.33 (NGB 114588), GSHO 1644) in Foma (NGB 14659, CIho 11333) (4); ant6.38 (NGB 114593) in Kristina (NGB 14661, NGB (4).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks:

ant6.33 (NGB 114588, GSHO 1644) in Foma.


1. Gustafsson, Å., A. Hagberg, U. Lundqvist, and G. Persson. 1969. A proposed system of symbols for the collection of barley mutants at Svalöv. Hereditas 62:409-414.

2. Jende-Strid, B. 1978. Mutations affecting flavonoid synthesis in barley. Carlsberg Res. Commun. 43:265-273.

3. Jende-Strid, B. 1984. Coordinator's report: Anthocyanin genes. Barley Genet. Newsl. 14:76-79.

4. Jende-Strid, B., and U. Lundqvist. 1978. Diallelic tests of anthocyanin-deficient mutants. Barley Genet. Newsl. 8:57-59.


B. Jende-Strid. 1999. Barley Genet. Newsl. 29:85.