Researchers Use CRISPR/Cas9 to Produce Low Gluten Wheat Strains

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Researchers Use CRISPR/Cas9 to Produce Low Gluten Wheat Strains
For people with celiac disease, eating gluten proteins from wheat, barley, and rye triggers an auto-immune response, and the accompanying physical symptoms. A team of researchers recently set out to engineer low-gluten wheat strains that also have low-reactivity for people with celiac disease. To meet their goals, the team designed two sgRNAs to target a […]
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Can Production Cuts Stop Plummeting Wheat Prices?

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Can Production Cuts Stop Plummeting Wheat Prices?
Global wheat prices are plummeting in the wake of massive overstocks and anemic consumption. The problem is serious enough that Canada, the world’s top producer of durum wheat, has cut its production nearly in half, to a six-year low. Even those drastic measures have had failed to raise prices, which are down about 30 percent from […]
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Study Shows Non-celiac Wheat Sensitivity is a Persistent Condition

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Study Shows Non-celiac Wheat Sensitivity is a Persistent Condition
Is non-celiac wheat sensitivity a persistent condition? A team of researchers recently set out to assess how many patients with a diagnosis of non-celiac wheat sensitivity (NCWS) still experienced symptoms of wheat sensitivity after an average follow-up time of 99 months. Using data collected from 200 participants from a previous study of NCWS, performed between […]
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Amazing Grass Organic Wheat Grass and Amazing Trio

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Amazing Grass Organic Wheat Grass and Amazing Trio
Amazing Grass wheat grass powder is an excellent concentrated food source of beta-carotene, calcium, chlorophyll, fiber, iron and vitamin K. It is also a very good source of protein, vitamin C, vitamin B-12, folic acid, vitamin B-6, trace minerals and contains all essential amino acids. Mix a tablespoon of Green SuperFood with juice, milk, a […]
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Low Wheat Prices Have Some Investors Betting Big on Gluten-free Grains

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Low Wheat Prices Have Some Investors Betting Big on Gluten-free Grains
With low prices and slim margins, life is tough for people who trade in wheat, corn and soybeans these days. So much so that some traders are turning to obscure commodities like desert-grown tomatoes and chickpeas to turn a profit.Over the last several years, as farmers have produced far more of these crops than the […]
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