Gluten and Gluten-Related Disorders, Animation
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December

Gluten and Gluten-Related Disorders, Animation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Gluten is not a single protein, but a complex mixture of related proteins that constitute the bulk of protein stores in many grains. These proteins belong to 2 main classes: prolamins and glutelins. Gluten has unique viscosity properties that give the dough its elasticity. Because of its low costs, wheat gluten is widely used as […]


Hypersensitivity, Overview of the 4 Types, Animation.
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November

Hypersensitivity, Overview of the 4 Types, Animation.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hypersensitivity refers to abnormal reactions of the immune system against certain antigens. It includes exaggerated reactions to otherwise harmless environmental antigens, commonly known as allergies; and inappropriate reactions against the body’s own antigens, or autoimmune diseases. Reactions can range from a mild rash, to damaged organs, to fatal anaphylactic shock. There are 2 principal groups […]