Category Archives: gluten-intolerant

Gene crucial to the development of celiac disease found in ‘junk’ DNA.


Coeliac disease is a chronic, immunological disease that is manifested as intolerance to gluten proteins present in wheat, rye and barley. This intolerance leads to an inflammatory reaction in the small intestine which hampers the absorption of nutrients, with the only treatment available a strict, life-long, gluten-free diet.  It is known that coeliac disease develops in people who have a

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