caffeine

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a bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects

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The methylated purines detected in the stones are excreted in urine as metabolites of ingested methylxanthines: 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine (caffeine); 1,3-dimethylxanthine (theophylline); and 3,7-dimethylxanthine (theobromine).