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  • Alpha Gal and the Lone Star Tick
    Alpha Gal and the Lone Star Tick
    Our immune response against a foreign molecule present in animal products may play a role in some allergic, autoimmune, and inflammatory disorders. This reaction is thought to underlie tick bite...
  • Meat May Exceed Daily Allowance of Irony
    Meat May Exceed Daily Allowance of Irony
    The foreign meat molecule Neu5Gc may not only contribute to the progression of cancer and heart disease by supplying inflammation, but also set children up for life-threatening reactions to E. coli...
  • Nonhuman Molecules Lining Our Arteries
    Nonhuman Molecules Lining Our Arteries
    The foreign meat molecule Neu5Gc builds up in human tumors and atherosclerotic plaques and may play an inflammatory role in the progression of both diseases.
  • How Tumors Use Meat to Grow: Xeno-Autoantibodies
    How Tumors Use Meat to Grow: Xeno-Autoantibodies
    Cancer may use a molecule found in animal products to trick our immune system into feeding it with inflammation.
  • The Inflammatory Meat Molecule Neu5Gc
    The Inflammatory Meat Molecule Neu5Gc
    Plant-based diets may help rheumatoid arthritis by decreasing exposure to an inflammatory compound found in animal products.