Category Archives: Prolamins

Antinutrients in Grains

There are seven things that differentiate living organisms from non living ones, summed up by the memnomic MRS GREN. Move, Respire, Sensitive, Grow, Reproduce, Excrete and Nutrition. Living things whether they are animals or plants all eat, move, breathe, poop, respond to stimuli, grow and have younger versions of themselves. Read On..

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More About Prolamins

These are the grains which I have been able to find the names of the prolamin protein and the percentage of protein in the grain which is prolamin. It is easier to find out how to extract prolamin from other grains than to find the names and percentages. For those Read On..

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Gluten, Gliadin and Prolamins

We hear a lot about gluten and coeliac disease but there is a lot more going on that isn’t so well known. Prolamins are one of those lesser known things. Gluten contains gliadin which is the prolamine in wheat which is responsible for coeliac disease. About 1% of the population Read On..

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