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Record number 408498
Title Coeliac-safe wheat. A novelwheat to decrease the prevalence and symptoms of coeliac disease
Author(s) Broeck, H.C. van den; Smulders, M.J.M.; Hamer, R.J.; Gilissen, L.J.W.J.; Meer, I.M. van der
Source Agro Food Industry Hi-Tech 22 (2011)3. - ISSN 1722-6996 - p. 18 - 21.
Department(s) PRI BIOS Applied Genomics & Proteomics
WUR Plant Breeding
Food Chemistry Group
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) turgidum ssp dicoccum - gluten-free diet - triticum-monococcum - storage proteins - small-intestine - bread - epitopes - association - varieties - toxicity
Abstract A significant increase has been observed in the prevalence of coeliac disease (CD) during the last decades. Increased consumption of wheat and in particular gluten is considered one of the major causes. CD is a food-related disease caused by certain gluten peptides from wheat, rye, and barley containing T-cell stimulating epitopes. The use of screening protocols in wheat breeding detecting the absence of CD-epitopes (e.g. Glia-a9 and Glia-a20) can result in the reduction of CD-epitopes in commercial wheat and wheat based products. This approach will lead to decreased exposure, especially in many CD-patients with silent or latent CD that have not yet been diagnosed. In the long-term, this may lead to a large-scale reduction of the incidence of CD and a significant improvement of the quality of life of CD-patients.
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