International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks

BGS 747, Anthocyanin-deficient 24, ant24

BGN  48:177
Stock number: BGS 747
Locus name: Anthocyanin-deficient 24
Locus symbol: ant24

Previous nomenclature and gene symbolization:

Exrubrum = rub-a (2).
Anthocyanin-deficient 10 = ant-10 (1, 3).


Monofactorial recessive (3, 4).
Location is unknown.


Just prior to maturity, the ant24.10 mutation showed no anthocyanin pigmentation of culms and lemmas and reduced anthocyanin pigmentation of auricles and awns (3).
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Origin of mutant:

An ethylene imine induced mutant in Foma (NGB 14659, CIho 11333) (1, 3).

Mutational events:

ant24.10 (NGB114559) in Foma (NGB 14659, CIho 11333) (2, 3).

Mutant used for description and seed stocks:

ant24.10 (NGB114559) 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. Lundqvist, U. (Unpublished).


U. Lundqvist. 2018. Barley Genet. Newsl. 48:177.