Biological Properties of Chloro-salicylidene Aniline and Its Complexes with Co(II) and Cu(II)

Javed IQBAL, Syed Ahmad TIRMIZI, Feroza Hamid WATTOO, Muhammad IMRAN
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New complexes of chloro-salicylidene aniline with Co(II) and Cu(II) were synthesised and screened for antibacterial activity against several bacterial strains, namely Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The metal complexes showed enhanced antibacterial activity compared to uncomplexed ligands.


Antibacterial activity, chloro-salicylidene, metal ions

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