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NASC ID: N3772

Name: aba1-6

ABRC stock number: CS3772

Donation Date: 1999-06-28

Donated by:  University of California, Berkeley Krishna Niyogi

Part of : Homozygous lines

Stock type: individual line

Material type: seed

Status Price (£)
Available £7.50

Germplasm Info

Seed type: Mutant

Mutagen: ethylmethane sulfonate

Background: Col-0(N1092)

Segregation status: homozygous

Pedigree: backcrossed 4 times

Associated Polymorphisms

When available, select a locus to display it at the AIP or view the EMBL record at the EBI.

Allele: Locus: AGI code:
  • aba1-6
  • ABA1


rapid induction and slow reversal of nonphotochemical quenching of chlorophyll fluorescence; defective in the gene encoding zeaxanthin epoxidase; accumulates zeaxanthin constitutively; high levels of zeaxanthin affects the kinetics of induction and relaxation but not the extent of nonphotochemical quenching; not particularly susceptible to wilting


Niyogi, K.K., Grossman, A.R. & Bjorkman, O. 1998. Arabidopsis mutants define a central role for the xanthophyll cycle in the regulation of photosynthetic energy conversion. The Plant cell 10(7):1121-34.PubMed ID: 9668132.