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JennyC

I Found A Great Article Regarding The Molecular Mechanisms Of Celiac Disease

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While doing some online research I found a great article about the molecular pathogenesis of celiac disease. As a molecular biology fanatic, it really bothered me that I couldn't get a clear picture of the molecular steps to this disease. This article really helped. It goes into GREAT DETAIL about all components of the disease. (Although it must have been written before the work on zonulin was published.) If the scientific jargon gets to be too much, then click on figure 5 and it will give you a nice and to the point summary of the disease. :)

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlere...i?artid=1716218

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Great article. Thanks. I also found the genetic tree of the grains interesting. It's interesting that rice is a shorter genetic distance to wheat (not sure whether tree is linear or logarithmic) than maize yet it seems that more people react corn than rice. It would be interesting treeing gliadin.

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jc,

My thanks also. This is very informative (not that I understand all of it). Different presentation than I've seen previously, I like it very much.

best regards, lm

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While doing some online research I found a great article about the molecular pathogenesis of celiac disease. As a molecular biology fanatic, it really bothered me that I couldn't get a clear picture of the molecular steps to this disease. This article really helped. It goes into GREAT DETAIL about all components of the disease. (Although it must have been written before the work on zonulin was published.) If the scientific jargon gets to be too much, then click on figure 5 and it will give you a nice and to the point summary of the disease. :)

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlere...i?artid=1716218

Thanks also, I need to understand in detail also.

mm&j (Susie)

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