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Chemical and nutritional properties of hypoallergenic wheat flour.
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PMID:  11330696     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The chemical and nutritional properties were investigated of hypoallergenic wheat flour (HWF) prepared by the cellulase-actinase treatment. HWF was composed mainly of oligopeptides and free amino acids, and its average molecular weight was lower than 1,000. Feeding tests on rats showed that, with respect to the PER, GOT and GPT activities and other nutritional indices, the HWF diet was almost equivalent to the control diet which had been prepared from normal wheat flour (NWF). No abnormality was apparent in the main organs after the HWF diet had been fed for 3 weeks. The small intestinal absorption of the HWF diet was found normal by measuring the free amino acid concentration in the intestinal tract and in the portal vein plasma. These data suggest that the absorption of amino acids from the HWF diet was comparable with or more efficient than that from a simulated free amino acid diet.
M Moriyama; C Tokue; H Ogiwara; H Kimura; S Arai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0916-8451     ISO Abbreviation:  Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem.     Publication Date:  2001 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-01     Completed Date:  2001-10-25     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205717     Medline TA:  Biosci Biotechnol Biochem     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  706-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Amino Acids / metabolism
Intestinal Absorption
Nitrogen / metabolism
Nutritive Value
Rats, Wistar
Triticum / chemistry,  metabolism*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amino Acids; 7727-37-9/Nitrogen

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