Protein Design Labs

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was lower in active trading on Instinet following mixed results in a test for its experimental cancer treatment Zamyl.

The company said the treatment improved patients' response to chemotherapy by 65%, but failed to achieve the trial's primary goal of improving the rate of complete remission after 70 days.

The study was a phase 3 trial of Zamyl in patents with acute myeloid leukemia, a form of blood cancer.

On Instinet, the company's shares were down $2.07, or 5%, to $38.50.