ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ANX) today announced that a new, recently completed preclinical study has affirmed the bioequivalence and comparable toxicity of ANX-514 and Taxotere® (docetaxel). Shin Poong Pharmaceuticals, ADVENTRX's partner for ANX-514 in South Korea, independently conducted the study and data analysis.
"Our independent confirmation of the bioequivalence and comparable overall safety of ANX-514 and Taxotere affirm our belief in both the emulsion platform technology underlying several ADVENTRX product candidates and its application to docetaxel," stated Mr. Byung Yong Kim, Executive Managing Director of Shin Poong Pharmaceuticals. "We intend next to conduct a separate clinical bioequivalence study of ANX-514 in South Korea and look forward to continuing to work with ADVENTRX toward the possible commercialization of ANX-514 in both the U.S. and South Korea."
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