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Adventrx Raises $2M

San Diego’s Adventrx Pharmaceuticals (NYSE Amex: ANX) says it has raised about $2 million through a private placement sale of stock that is convertible into Adventrx’s common stock at a price of slightly more than 11 cents a share. The investor, who was not identified, also will receive warrants to buy more than 8 million shares of common stock at an exercise price of 15 cents a share. Adventrx, which develops products to improve the safety and commercial potential of existing cancer treatments, plans to use the proceeds to seek FDA approval for its ANX-530 compound, vinorelbine emulsion.