2017 journal article

Modifications to a LATE MERISTEM IDENTITY gene are responsible for the major leaf shapes of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(1), E57–E66.

author keywords: cotton; leaf shape; okra; gene cloning
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence / genetics; Frameshift Mutation / genetics; Gene Expression Regulation, Plant; Genes, Plant / genetics; Gossypium / genetics; Gossypium / physiology; Plant Leaves / genetics; Plant Leaves / physiology; Promoter Regions, Genetic / genetics; Transcription Factors / genetics
TL;DR: The results indicate that subokra is the ancestral leaf shape of tetraploid cotton that gave rise to the okra allele and that normal is a derived mutant allele that came to predominate and define the leafshape of cultivated cotton. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: January 30, 2019