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Critical Molecule To Celiac Disease, Possibly Other Autoimmune Disorders, Pinpointed By UM Scientists
submitted by DrKennedy
It was nine years ago that University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers discovered that a mysterious human protein called zonulin played a critical role in celiac disease and other autoimmune disorders, such as multiple sclerosis and diabetes. Now, scientists have solved the mystery of zonulin's identity, putting a face to the name, in a sense. Scientists led by Alessio Fasano, M.D.