ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Gelatin

A glutinous, proteinaceous gelling and solidifying agent. Gelatin is produced by boiling animal connective tissues, which partially hydrolyses the collagen. Gelatin is used to gel or solidify nutrient solutions for tissue culture.

Publication Source: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Publication Date: 1999

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