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Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
Volume 2015, Article ID 913424, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/913424
Research Article

Mixed Ligand Complexes of N-Methyl-N-phenyl Dithiocarbamate: Synthesis, Characterisation, Antifungal Activity, and Solvent Extraction Studies of the Ligand

1Department of Chemistry, Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, PMB 1010, Abakaliki, Ebonyi, Nigeria
2Material Science Innovation and Modelling (MaSIM) Research Focus Area, Faculty of Agriculture, Science and Technology, North-West University (Mafikeng Campus), Private Bag X2046, Mmabatho, South Africa
3Department of Chemistry, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Science and Technology, North-West University (Mafikeng Campus), Private Bag X2046, Mmabatho 2735, South Africa
4Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, PMB 1010, Abakaliki, Ebonyi, Nigeria

Received 7 July 2015; Revised 26 August 2015; Accepted 30 August 2015

Academic Editor: Spyros P. Perlepes

Copyright © 2015 Anthony C. Ekennia 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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