Re: Gelatin and "DI" (was Haupt's ...)

From:"J. A. Kiernan" wrote:
> Does anyone know how long it takes to dissolve gelatin in DI?

What is "DI" ?  
Gelatin dissolves quickly in hot water (10-20 mins)
or slowly in warm water (overnight). It probably
would dissolve in cold water in several weeks. 
Gelatin is collagen modified by boiling in water.
If your "DI" is some non-aqueous solvent, don't
expect it to dissolve gelatin. 
John A. Kiernan
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
The University of Western Ontario
London,   Canada   N6A 5C1

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