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Genome in Tea Responsible For Tea Taste

A recent article published on cell.com reveals that a certain genome in tea is responsible for its taste and health benefits.

The scientists present a genome sequence for cultivated tea plants. This sequence provides a foundation for uncovering the genetic basis of important traits that affect the appearance, medicinal value, nutritional properties and taste of tea.

The article itself is written in highly scientific language, but here it is:

http://www.cell.com/molecular-plant/pdf/S1674-2052(17)30103-X.pdf

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