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Gelatine vs. Isinglass — What's the Difference?

Gelatine vs. Isinglass — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Gelatine and Isinglass

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Gelatine

A colorless or slightly yellow, transparent, brittle protein formed by boiling the specially prepared skin, bones, and connective tissue of animals and used in foods, drugs, and photographic film.
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Isinglass

Isinglass () is a substance obtained from the dried swim bladders of fish. It is a form of collagen used mainly for the clarification or fining of some beer and wine.
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Gelatine

Any of various similar substances.
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Isinglass

A kind of gelatin obtained from fish, especially sturgeon, and used in making jellies, glue, etc. and for fining real ale.
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Gelatine

A jelly made with gelatin, used as a dessert or salad base.
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Isinglass

Mica or a similar material in thin transparent sheets.
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Gelatine

A thin sheet made of colored gelatin used in theatrical lighting. Also called gel.
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Isinglass

A transparent, almost pure gelatin prepared from the swim bladder of the sturgeon and certain other fishes and used as an adhesive and a clarifying agent.
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Gelatine

Same as Gelatin.
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Isinglass

Mica in thin, transparent sheets.
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Gelatine

A colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin
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Isinglass

A form of gelatine obtained from the air bladder of the sturgeon and certain other fish, used as an adhesive and as a clarifying agent for wine and beer.
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Isinglass

A thin, transparent sheet of mica (probably from its similarity to true isinglass).
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Isinglass

A semitransparent, whitish, and very pure form of gelatin, chiefly prepared from the sounds or air bladders of various species of sturgeons (as the Acipenser huso) found in the rivers of Western Russia. It used for making jellies, as a clarifier, etc. Cheaper forms of gelatin are not unfrequently so called. Called also fish glue.
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Isinglass

A popular name for mica, especially when in thin sheets.
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Isinglass

Any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
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