Tag: "gluten" at biology news
Asian interest provides opportunities for US hard white wheat
... has a greater elasticity of the dough. "Strong gluten
we have, but the elasticity is something we haven'tselected for," Rudd said. "We've learned there are some characteristics wecan add to our wheat to improve quality for Asian products without hurtingits bread-baking quality. There is room for improve...
New therapy may mean less dietary restrictions for celiac sufferers
...called celiac disease, cannot tolerate the protein gluten
in their diet. Gluten is present in grains like wheat, barley, and rye. When gluten
is ingested by a celiac patient, it sets off an inflammatory reaction that damages the small intesti...
Celiac success: New enzyme efficiently degrades gluten in 'human stomach' environment
...lso quickly and nearly-completely break down whole gluten
molecules as well as the T cell stimulatory peptid...hat oral supplementation with an enzyme can ensure gluten
degradation in the stomach before reaching the small intestine, where it causes problems for people ...
JCI table of contents: July 27, 2006
...ffective treatment is the life-long elimination of gluten
from the diet. Antibodies to the enzyme tissue tra...and DQ8 binding sites (known as epitopes) within 2 gluten
proteins alpha-gliadin and gamma-gliadin. The authors show that DQ2 and DQ8 are preferentially trig...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 24, 2007
...s similar to wool. Some of the properties of wheat gluten
fibers also are superior to soy protein and casein...iomedical applications, the report states. Wheat gluten
fibers would have a major cost advantage over both wool and silk, the two existing commercial natura...
Identification of genetic risk factor for coeliac disease promises improved treatment
...ritish population. It is caused by intolerance to gluten
- a protein found in wheat, barley and rye - which results in damage to the gut, preventing normal digestion and absorption of food. If undetected it can lead to, amongst other things, anaemia, poor bone health, and weight loss. Although the majorit...