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Molecular cloning and functional characterization of three distinct N-methyltransferases involved in the caffeine biosynthetic pathway in coffee plants.

Uefuji H, Ogita S, Yamaguchi Y, Koizumi N, Sano H.

Plant Physiol. 2003 May;132(1):372-80.

PMID:
12746542
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Caffeine synthase and related methyltransferases in plants.

Misako K, Kouichi M.

Front Biosci. 2004 May 1;9:1833-42. Review.

PMID:
14977590
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The first committed step reaction of caffeine biosynthesis: 7-methylxanthosine synthase is closely homologous to caffeine synthases in coffee (Coffea arabica L.).

Mizuno K, Kato M, Irino F, Yoneyama N, Fujimura T, Ashihara H.

FEBS Lett. 2003 Jul 17;547(1-3):56-60.

PMID:
12860386
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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7-Methylxanthine methyltransferase of coffee plants. Gene isolation and enzymatic properties.

Ogawa M, Herai Y, Koizumi N, Kusano T, Sano H.

J Biol Chem. 2001 Mar 16;276(11):8213-8. Epub 2000 Dec 6.

PMID:
11108716
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Isolation of a new dual-functional caffeine synthase gene encoding an enzyme for the conversion of 7-methylxanthine to caffeine from coffee (Coffea arabica L.).

Mizuno K, Okuda A, Kato M, Yoneyama N, Tanaka H, Ashihara H, Fujimura T.

FEBS Lett. 2003 Jan 16;534(1-3):75-81.

PMID:
12527364
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dimerization of N-methyltransferases involved in caffeine biosynthesis.

Kodama Y, Shinya T, Sano H.

Biochimie. 2008 Mar;90(3):547-51. Epub 2007 Oct 7.

PMID:
17976385
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Caffeine production in tobacco plants by simultaneous expression of three coffee N-methyltrasferases and its potential as a pest repellant.

Uefuji H, Tatsumi Y, Morimoto M, Kaothien-Nakayama P, Ogita S, Sano H.

Plant Mol Biol. 2005 Sep;59(2):221-7.

PMID:
16247553
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Essential region for 3-N methylation in N-methyltransferases involved in caffeine biosynthesis.

Mizuno K, Kurosawa S, Yoshizawa Y, Kato M.

Z Naturforsch C. 2010 Mar-Apr;65(3-4):257-65.

PMID:
20469646
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The structure of two N-methyltransferases from the caffeine biosynthetic pathway.

McCarthy AA, McCarthy JG.

Plant Physiol. 2007 Jun;144(2):879-89. Epub 2007 Apr 13.

PMID:
17434991
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Substrate specificity of N-methyltransferase involved in purine alkaloids synthesis is dependent upon one amino acid residue of the enzyme.

Yoneyama N, Morimoto H, Ye CX, Ashihara H, Mizuno K, Kato M.

Mol Genet Genomics. 2006 Feb;275(2):125-35. Epub 2005 Dec 7.

PMID:
16333668
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Caffeine and related purine alkaloids: biosynthesis, catabolism, function and genetic engineering.

Ashihara H, Sano H, Crozier A.

Phytochemistry. 2008 Feb;69(4):841-56. Epub 2007 Dec 19. Review.

PMID:
18068204
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Isolation of promoter for N-methyltransferase gene associated with caffeine biosynthesis in Coffea canephora.

Satyanarayana KV, Kumar V, Chandrashekar A, Ravishankar GA.

J Biotechnol. 2005 Sep 22;119(1):20-5.

PMID:
16043251
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Distribution, biosynthesis and catabolism of methylxanthines in plants.

Ashihara H, Kato M, Crozier A.

Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2011;(200):11-31. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-13443-2_2. Review.

PMID:
20859792
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Purification and characterization of caffeine synthase from tea leaves.

Kato M, Mizuno K, Fujimura T, Iwama M, Irie M, Crozier A, Ashihara H.

Plant Physiol. 1999 Jun;120(2):579-86.

PMID:
10364410
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Involvement of a novel intronic microRNA in cross regulation of N-methyltransferase genes involved in caffeine biosynthesis in Coffea canephora.

Mohanan S, Gowda K, Kandukuri SV, Chandrashekar A.

Gene. 2013 Apr 25;519(1):107-12. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2013.01.035. Epub 2013 Feb 1.

PMID:
23376454
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cloning, expression, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of the XMT and DXMT N-methyltransferases from Coffea canephora (robusta).

McCarthy AA, Biget L, Lin C, Petiard V, Tanksley SD, McCarthy JG.

Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2007 Apr 1;63(Pt 4):304-7. Epub 2007 Mar 12.

PMID:
17401201
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transgenic tobacco plants producing caffeine: a potential new strategy for insect pest control.

Kim YS, Uefuji H, Ogita S, Sano H.

Transgenic Res. 2006 Dec;15(6):667-72. Epub 2006 Nov 8.

PMID:
17091387
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Producing low-caffeine tea through post-transcriptional silencing of caffeine synthase mRNA.

Mohanpuria P, Kumar V, Ahuja PS, Yadav SK.

Plant Mol Biol. 2011 Aug;76(6):523-34. doi: 10.1007/s11103-011-9785-x. Epub 2011 May 12.

PMID:
21562910
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Occurrence of theobromine synthase genes in purine alkaloid-free species of Camellia plants.

Ishida M, Kitao N, Mizuno K, Tanikawa N, Kato M.

Planta. 2009 Feb;229(3):559-68. doi: 10.1007/s00425-008-0847-5. Epub 2008 Nov 19.

PMID:
19018565
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