We know that the gluten proteins found in wheat are key triggers of the immune response in people with coeliac disease but what if other parts of wheat were also triggering a response?

That’s what researchers at Columbia University Medical Centre have been investigating. “This work is the first attempted mapping of the B cell response to non-gluten proteins of wheat in coeliac disease,” said Dr Armin Alaedini, the study’s principal investigator.

Dr Aladeini went on to find that specific types of. . .

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