20. Wheat Proteins and Peptides

  1. Yoshinori Mine2,
  2. Eunice Li-Chan3 and
  3. Bo Jiang4
  1. Hitomi Kumagai

Published Online: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780813811048.ch20

Bioactive Proteins and Peptides as Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Bioactive Proteins and Peptides as Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

How to Cite

Kumagai, H. (2010) Wheat Proteins and Peptides, in Bioactive Proteins and Peptides as Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals (eds Y. Mine, E. Li-Chan and B. Jiang), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813811048.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1

  2. 3

    The University of British Columbia Food Nutrition & Health Program, 2205 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4

  3. 4

    State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Jiangsu, 214122, China

Author Information

  1. College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2010

Book Series:

  1. IFT Press

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813813110

Online ISBN: 9780813811048

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Keywords:

  • wheat proteins and peptides;
  • wheat production and consumption;
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service;
  • wheat classification and wheat protein classification;
  • wheat gliadins, monomeric proteins - separated into 35–50 components;
  • wheat allergy - allergies, abnormal inflammatory responses of immune system to food;
  • Baker's asthma, occupational respiratory disorder - by inhaling wheat flour;
  • wheat protein epitope structure;
  • wheat peptide and hypertension prevention;
  • wheat albumin and diabetes prevention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Wheat Production and Consumption

  • Wheat Classification

  • Wheat Protein

  • Wheat Allergy

  • Prevention of Diabetes by Wheat Albumin

  • Prevention of Hypertension by Wheat Peptide

  • Conclusion

  • References