Professor Ian Graham is leading the team at York University which has discovered the key to mass-producing a chemical called Noscapine. It's extracted from poppies, and is currently being tested as a potential anti-cancer drug.
Researchers discovered a bundle of five genes which tell the poppy plant how to produce the chemical.
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