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Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention by Victor R. Preedy

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Chapter 6

Characterization of Coffee Genes Involved in Isoprenoid and Diterpene Metabolic Pathways

Luiz Filipe Protasio Pereira1,  and Suzana Tiemi Ivamoto2,3     1Embrapa Café, Laboratório de Biotecnologia Vegetal, Instituto Agronômico do Paraná, Londrina, Paraná, Brasil     2Laboratório de Biotecnologia Vegetal, Instituto Agronômico do Paraná, Londrina, Paraná, Brasil     3Programa de Pós Graduação em Genética e Biologia Molecular, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Paraná, Brasil

Abstract

Studies aiming to improve cup quality are important to the coffee agrobusiness. Isoprenoids and diterpenes are biochemical compounds related to plant defense mechanisms, health-related properties, and sensorial properties of coffee. Two diterpenes are ...

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