Solubility: 12% in H2O at 20°C
pH (1% in H2O): 3.5-5.0
Residue after ignition: <2%
Type A-from Porcine skin (acid cured tissue)
Type B-from Bovine skin (base cured tissue)
The strength of the gel is based on the bloom number. The higher the bloom number the stronger the gel.
- Used as a combination Acrylamide-Gelatin-Jung resin for cryosectioning of large and soft tissues (eggs, fishes, insects) Hartmann, R. (1984). A new embedding medium for cryosectioning eggs of high yolk and lipid content. Eur. J. Cell Biol., 34:206
- Used to prepare gelatin-chrome alum adhesive to coat glass slides for mounting semi-thin sections for staining.