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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 3, Issue 1, Pages 44-48

Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of Some New Substituted Aryloxy-4-Thiazolidinones

P. Ravi Kumar, M. Shanta Yadav, M. Murali Krishna Kumar, and T. Srinivasa Rao

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Andhra University, Visakhapatnam-530 003, India

Received 20 October 2005; Accepted 23 January 2006

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Nine new substituted aryloxy-4-thiazolidones have been prepared from corresponding schiff bases and thioglycolic acid in benzene using Stark and Dien apparatus. The synthesized compounds were identified by spectral studies and screened for antimicrobial activity.