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VIDEO: Researchers working to develop wheat for people with Celiac Disease

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(KHQ.COM)- There's new research underway to develop a new type of "wheat" for those with Celiac Disease. Chris Miller is the Senior Director of Research at "Engrain", which is working on making wheat an option for those with the disease. "We're really trying to identify the components in wheat protein that cause a reaction in people that have Celiac disease."

Officials say the research will take up to two years, but once it's complete, the data will hopefully be used to breed a new version of wheat, which they hope to have on store shelves in the next decade.

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