Syneresis and Swelling of Gelatin

  • M. Kunitz
  • Published 2003 in The Journal of general physiology


1. When solid blocks of isoelectric gelatin are placed in cold distilled water or dilute buffer of pH 4.7, only those of a gelatin content of more than 10 per cent swell, while those of a lower gelatin content not only do not swell but actually lose water. 2. The final quantity of water lost by blocks of dilute gelatin is the same whether the block is… (More)


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@article{Kunitz2003SyneresisAS, title={Syneresis and Swelling of Gelatin}, author={M. Kunitz}, journal={The Journal of General Physiology}, year={2003}, volume={12}, pages={289 - 312} }