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Author(s): Tuly Paul, Faruk Hossen, Kudrat-E-Zahan, Masuqul Haque, Saddam Hossain, Rausan Zamir, Ali Asraf


DOI: 10.5958/0974-4150.2020.00052.8   

Address: Tuly Paul1, Md. Faruk Hossen1, Md. Kudrat-E-Zahan1, Md. Masuqul Haque1, Md. Saddam Hossain2, Rausan Zamir1, Md. Ali Asraf1*
1Department of Chemistry, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi - 6205, Bangladesh.
2Department of Chemistry, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2020

Cu(II), Co(II), Ni(II) and Mn(II) complexes with the Schiff base (SB) derived from the condensation of 2-aminophenol with salicylaldehyde were synthesized. The complexes were characterized by elemental analyses, molar conductivity, magnetic moment, FT-IR, UV-vis and ESI-MS spectrometry as well as thermal analyses. The conductivity data of the complexes confirmed their non-electrolytic nature. Square-planar geometry was suggested for Cu(II) and Ni(II) complex and tetrahedral structure suggested for Co(II) and Mn(II) complex. The prepared complexes and ligand were screened in-vitro for their antimicrobial activity against gram-positive bacteria (Bacillus cereus) and gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli.) In all the cases, metallation increased the antimicrobial activity compared with the free ligand.

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Tuly Paul, Faruk Hossen, Kudrat-E-Zahan, Masuqul Haque, Saddam Hossain, Rausan Zamir, Ali Asraf. Schiff base metal complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, Thermal Analysis and Antibacterial Activity. Asian J. Research Chem. 2020; 13(4):265-274. doi: 10.5958/0974-4150.2020.00052.8

Tuly Paul, Faruk Hossen, Kudrat-E-Zahan, Masuqul Haque, Saddam Hossain, Rausan Zamir, Ali Asraf. Schiff base metal complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, Thermal Analysis and Antibacterial Activity. Asian J. Research Chem. 2020; 13(4):265-274. doi: 10.5958/0974-4150.2020.00052.8   Available on:

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