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IUPAC name
2,2′,3-Tribromobiphenyl-4,4′-dicarboxylic acid
Molar mass 478.91 g·mol−1
Appearance White powder
Sol. MeOH, CHCl3
insol. H2O, hexane
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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MC21-B is an antibiotic isolated from the O-BC30T strain of a marine bacterium, Pseudoalteromonas phenolica.[1] MC21-B is cytotoxic to human leukaemia cells and human normal dermal fibroblasts.[2]

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  1. ^ Isnansetyo, A.; Kamei, Y. (2009). "Anti-methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) activity of MC21-B, an antibacterial compound produced by the marine bacterium Pseudoalteromonas phenolica O-BC30T". International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 34 (2): 131–135. doi:10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2009.02.009. PMID 19329285. 
  2. ^ Rahman, H.; Austin, B.; Mitchell, W. J.; Morris, P. C.; Jamieson, D. J.; Adams, D. R.; Spragg, A. M.; Schweizer, M. (2010). "Novel Anti-Infective Compounds from Marine Bacteria". Marine Drugs 8 (3): 498–518. doi:10.3390/md8030498. PMC 2857357. PMID 20411112.