Competition ELISA and preabsorption tests indicated that antibody reaction to maize storage proteins did not simply result from cross-reaction of antigliadin antibodies.
Source:Clin Chim Acta. 1991 Dec 31;204(1-3):109-22. Getting the diagnosis of gluten sensitivity often sends a person to the gluten free aisles of the grocery store in search for substitute breads, cereals, and pastas. Many grab corn based products under two false and dangerous assumptions:
- That corn is gluten free
- Or that the gluten in corn is different from the gluten in other grain and is therefore safe.