The love of coffee is due to specific genes - scientists

Experts from the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women in the global studies found six genetic modifications responsible for cravings for caffeine consumption. Scientific work, according to Marilyn Cornelis, author of the study, will assist in identifying specific groups with high dependence on coffee. You know, the drink has both positive and negative effects on the body, says Molecular Psychiatry.

In the study, researchers analyzed several scientific papers and 120 thousand of them in Europe and America. Major genes included in the metabolism of caffeine in the body - POR and ABCG2. Two genes were found previously (AHR and CYP1A2). Genes BDNF and SLC6A4Ю according to scientists, are responsible for the pleasure of caffeine. They form the dependence on the beverage.

Such studies help to understand the formation mechanisms of drug dependence. For example, the passion for coffee, Smoking and alcohol can be considered more serious problems and human passions.

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Specifically, genes exert their influence on all processes in the body, including the formation of dependence, but for the most part any traction depends on the psychology of the person and estate to control himself.

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