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The assets of a business including land, buildings, machinery, and all equipment permanently employed.

Fixed Asset

An asset with a long-term useful life that a company uses to make its products or provide its services. Strictly speaking, a fixed asset is any asset that the company does not expect to sell for at least a year, but the term often refers to assets a company expects to have indefinitely. Common examples of fixed assets are real estate and factories, which a company holds for long periods of time.


large items of capital such as a PRODUCTION LINE or furnace used in production. See MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, CAPITAL STOCK, FIXED ASSET.
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These results demonstrate that plant protein was not enough for mammalian cell culture.
2005) reported that the digestibilities of GE, DM and CP in animal protein (whey protein concentrate and fish meal) were higher than those of plant protein (fermented soy protein and rice protein concentrate).
The authors underscore the potentially high nutritional quality of plant protein mixtures.
Of these studies, two have found an inverse association, three have found no significant association, and one has found an inverse association for plant protein but a positive association for animal protein.
No matter how much plant protein anyone in the China Study ate, it didn't contribute to disease.
It's very possible that the plant protein could play a role in the prevention of diseases like diabetes as well, because it has the same target as adiponectin in mammal cells: the adiponectin receptor.
The foliage is an extremely good source of bioavailable iron--more than spinach--and the seeds contain a rare, high-quality plant protein that can be used to enrich grain products.
PCRM staff interviewed school food service coordinators in 12 school districts, including some of the smallest and largest in each of the seven regions of the country and dietitians learned that only one of 12 elementary school districts interviewed substitutes low-fat, cholesterol-free plant protein for meat on school menus.
Plasma cholesterol is positively associated with animal protein intake and inversely associated with plant protein intake.
Plant protein is pure, efficient, lacking the fat, antibiotics and growth hormones in meat, not to mention the environmental consequences caused by an animal-based diet.
An animal eats much more than one pound of plant protein to produce one pound of meat.
The FDA permits the following terms to refer to MSG: hydrolyzed vegetable protein, hydrolyzed plant protein, natural flavoring, flavoring, and seasoning.