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Synthetic Biologics: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) _ Synthetic Biologics Inc. (SYN) on Wednesday reported a loss of $3.5 million in its first quarter.

On a per-share basis, the Rockville, Maryland-based company said it had a loss of 25 cents.

In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, the company's shares hit 61 cents. A year ago, they were trading at $8.71.

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