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Protein May Help People with Celiac Disease

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Digestive Health, Apr 2, 2014

Researchers have identified a molecule in healthy people that may help people who have celiac disease. Elafin, the newly identified molecule, helps tame an enzyme that causes inflammation in the small bowel due to eating certain grains.

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