Caffeine is a key component of many popular drinks. The caffeine biosynthetic pathway has been elucidated, several of the genes encoding key N-methyltransferases have been cloned, and transgenic coffee plants with a reduced caffeine content have been produced.
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The cup that cheers: Caffeine biosynthesis: biochemistry and molecular biology
Biochem (Lond) (2006) 28 (5): 23–26.
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Alan Crozier, Hiroshi Ashihara; The cup that cheers: Caffeine biosynthesis: biochemistry and molecular biology. Biochem (Lond) 1 October 2006; 28 (5): 23–26. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BIO02805023
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