Table 2: Antifungal and antibacterial activities of nickel(II) complexes of INH-FFL and their comparison with the activity results of some other reported nickel(II) complexes [1417].

ComplexAntibacterial activity
Zone of inhibition in numbersAntifungal action
B.s.S.a.E.c.S.t.A. nigerC. albicaus

[ N i ( I N H - F F L ) 2 C l 2 ] 1210109++++
[ N i ( I N H - F F L ) 2 ( N C S ) 2 ] 16151514++++++
[ N i ( I N H - F F L ) 3 ] ( C I O 4 ) 2 13111211++++
Ampicillin24221716
Tetracycline18172122
Salicylic acid++++++++
[ Ni(HIBN)Cl ] [14]3840
N i 2 L 1 [15]1818
N i 2 L 2 [15]2021
[ N i ( P r - B I A N ) 2 ] ( C I O 4 ) 2 [16]na1418
[ Ni(cyclam)(2-napthoata)2 ] [17]7777++++++
[ Ni(cyclam)(3-nitrobenzoata)2 ] [17]1412nana++

HIBN: 2-hydroxy-1-naphthaldehyde)-3-isatin]-bishydrazone L 1 : 4-methyl-2,6-di-formylphenol L 2 : 4-t-butyl-2,6-di-formylphenol Pr–BIAN: bis[N-(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)imino]acenaphthenena: No activity