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Volume 2016, Article ID 5049718, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5049718
Research Article

Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Antimicrobial Properties of [Diaquabis(hexamethylenetetramine)diisothiocyanato-κN]nickel(II)  Complex

1Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaoundé I, P.O. Box 812, Yaoundé, Cameroon
2Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Bamenda, P.O. Box 39, Bambili, Bamenda, Cameroon

Received 23 April 2016; Revised 10 June 2016; Accepted 13 June 2016

Academic Editor: Renal Backov

Copyright © 2016 Che Dieudonne Tabong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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