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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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Using different cellular models, previous studies demonstrated that oxidative stress mediates cell death induced by several plant toxins, among which is abrin (Bora et al.
People apply the product before venturing into the woods, into the garden or anywhere else where they might be exposed to poison plant toxins.
Little is known about how most plant toxins are absorbed from the alimentary tract.
We concur that most plant toxins do not induce fever, but some do contain anticholinergic alkaloids that may interfere with perspiration and elevate body temperature.
If we can identify the chemistry in their bodies that fights plant toxins, we might learn how to cure people of some diseases.
2001) and naturally occurring plant toxins (Beier and Nigg 1994; Wood 1979).
At CSIRO Livestock Industries' Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL), scientists ate taking a proteomic approach to understanding Johne's disease in sheep and cattle; deadly viruses called Hendra and Nipah, which have been discovered in fruit bats; and the effects of plant toxins on grazing animals.