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Subject - Biochemistry, Medicine, Immunology

Celiac disease is a chronic autoimmune disease triggered by intolerance to the grain component gluten.

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Autoimmunity - an IntroductionLevel 130 min.

BiochemistryMedicinal Chemistry and BiochemistryImmunology

Our immune system is acting as a protective shield against infectious agents and microbial invaders. If this defence gets out of control and turns against the body’s own structures it may destroy healthy tissue and organs. The result is an autoimmune disease with severe or even life-threatening complications.