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Gelatin is boiled collagen often from bovine sources, that forms a biopolymer gel. Used in food and in medicine and medical devices.

  • Introduced as capsules to contain unit doses of medication by Eli Lilly Some people feel god told them not to use it, however this is not a view generally held by the chief philosophers and priests. See Islam unclean substances in medicines etc
  • Used in some colloid plasma expanders


Gelatin - alternative form gelatine - is ultimately derived from Latin gelare (“to freeze”). (Source and more detail: Wiktionary)

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