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NEW YORK – Fluorescent dye maker Phitonix said today that it has raised $2 million in a seed funding round. 

The Durham, North Carolina-based firm has developed a nanotechnology platform that allows precise engineering of fluorescent nanoparticles called Phitons with specific optical properties to provide high-resolution analysis of single cells by high-throughput flow cytometry. 

Phitonex said that the seed round was led by private investors. 

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