The warming trend in public financing that began in October iscontinuing. Both Shaman Pharmaceuticals Inc. and DynaGenInc. filed offerings on Wednesday, bringing to seven thenumber of companies filing offerings so far this month. Inaddition, four offerings were completed during the first weekof November.

By comparison, five offerings were filed and seven werecompleted in October.

Also filing so far in November are Argus Pharmaceuticals Inc.(NASDAQ:ARGS), NeoRx Corp. (NERX), Alpha-Beta TechnologyInc. (ABTI), Cell Genesys Inc. (CEGE) and Athena NeurosciencesInc. (ATHN).

-- Brenda Sandburg News Editor

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