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Researchers discover gene that controls melting point of cocoa butter

The discovery of a gene involved in determining the melting point of cocoa butter -- a critical attribute of the substance widely used in foods and pharmaceuticals -- will likely lead to new and improved products, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
http://news.psu.edu/story/353476/2015/04/16/research/researchers-discover-gene-controls-melting-point-cocoa-butter