Antinutritive effects of wheat-germ agglutinin and other N-acetylglucosamine-specific lectins

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URL: https://doi.org/10.1079/BJN19930124

Journal: British Journal of Nutrition

Publication Date: 01/1993

Summary: A review of antinutritional effects of wheat-germ agglutinins

Key Takeaways

Wheat contains antinutrients known as wheat-germ agglutinins. These proteins can result in harmful growth of the small intestine and pancreas, or cause the thymus (produces immune cells) to decrease in size. They can also enter the blood stream and damage blood and lymphatic vessels.

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