A mixture of two proteins present in cereal grains, especially wheat, which is responsible for the elastic texture of dough.
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- Of all the gluten grains, wheat gluten has the highest gliadin content.
- In celiac disease, the immune system reacts to a protein called gluten found in wheat, barley or rye.
- Wheat, gluten, and other proteins in food may elicit allergic symptoms.