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Descriptions

A product formed from skin, white connective tissue, or bone COLLAGEN. It is used as a protein food adjuvant, plasma substitute, hemostatic, suspending agent in pharmaceutical preparations, and in the manufacturing of capsules and suppositories. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Gelatin is widely used in foods, drugs and devices. It is used in plasma substitutes and in vaccines. It is also used in photographic emulsions, glues, matches, cosmetics and much more.

Cross-reactivity between gelatin of different animal origin exists

Immediate IgE-mediated reactions have been reported, as well as systemic reactions and anaphylaxis. Allergic reactions after gelatin-containing live vaccines are increasingly reported. Reports of plasma substitute reactions also express concern for using gelatin-containing products. Allergic reactions to fruit-gums, marshmallows (8) and "gelatin of any kind" have been reported as well. Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

Basic Part Properties

Part Display Name
Gelatin
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
Created On
2000-05-04
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Gelatin

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Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 动物胶
Synonyms: 凝胶;明胶;水胶;白明胶;
fr-CA French (Canada) Gélatine
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Želatiin
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Gelatina
it-IT Italian (Italy) Gelatina
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Jelatin
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Желатин
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) gelatine
fr-BE French (Belgium) Gélatine