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Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
Volume 2006 (2006), Article ID 13743, 10 pages

Synthesis, Characterization, and Biotoxicity of NN Donor Sulphonamide Imine Silicon(IV) Complexes

1Department of Chemistry, Seth G. B. Podar College, Nawalgarh, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan 333042, India
2Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302004, India

Received 20 April 2004; Revised 30 July 2004; Accepted 8 October 2004

Copyright © 2006 Mukta Jain and R. V. Singh. 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.


The organosilicon derivatives of 2-[1-(2-furayl)ethyledene]sulphathiazole with organosilicon chlorides have been synthesised and characterized on the basis of analytical, conductance, and spectroscopic techniques. Probable trigonal bipyramidal and octahedral structures for the resulting derivatives have been proposed on the basis of electronic, IR, 1H, 13C NMR, and 29Si NMR spectral studies. In the search for better fungicides, bactericides, nematicides, and insecticides studies were conducted to assess the growth-inhibiting potential of the synthesized complexes against various pathogenic fungal, bacterial strains, root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita, and insect Trogoderma granarium These studies demonstrate that the concentrations reached levels which are sufficient to inhibit and kill the pathogens, nematode, and insect.