Celiac disease triggers may include non-gluten proteins

November 6, 2014 11:08 AM

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Celiac disease triggers may include non-gluten proteins

Writing in the Journal of Proteome Research, Armin Alaedini, assistant professor in the department of medicine at Columbia University in New York, NY, and colleagues suggest their findings could improve understanding of celiac disease and lead to better treatments.

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease where a trigger causes the immune system to attack the body's own tissue - specifically, part of the gut. A known trigger is gluten - a protein found in cereals like wheat, rye and barley.

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