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Answered 2010-10-25 18:16:59

Pineapples contain an enzyme called bromelain. THis enzyme stops the Jello from jelling because it breaks dowm the strands of protein that form Jello. Cooking the pineapple denatures this enzyme therefore preventing it from stopping the Jello.

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What effect did the gelatin piece of fresh pineapple have on the gelatin?

The proteins in the pineapple called bromelain will break down the strands of protein in gelatin that forms jello. Hence, the effect of a fresh piece of pineapple on gelatin is able to keep the gelatin liquidfied.

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Bromelain is the enzyme (protein) that keeps the fresh Pineapple from solidifying.

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