Article Text

PDF

Investigation of cereal toxicity in coeliac disease.
  1. P. J. Ciclitira,
  2. H. J. Ellis
  1. Division of Medicine, Rayne Institute, United Medical School, Guy's Hospital, London, UK.

    Abstract

    Coeliac disease is exacerbated by wheat gluten. A review of methods for the purification, identification and quantitation of wheat proteins to investigate coeliac disease is presented. Recent developments including amino acid sequencing and expression of wheat protein peptides in E. coli should permit characterization of the cereal peptide that exacerbates coeliac disease.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.