Journal of Chemistry

Journal of Chemistry / 2010 / Article

Open Access

Volume 7 |Article ID 521843 | 7 pages |

Structural, Spectroscopic and Biological Aspects of O, N- Donor Schiff Base Ligand and its Cr(III), Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) Complexes Synthesized through Green Chemical Approach

Received11 Mar 2010
Accepted25 May 2010


The monofunctional bidentate Schiff base ligand (o-vanillin) p-chloroaniline and its four new complexes of chromium(III), cobalt(II), nickel(II) and copper(II) have been synthesized by classical thermal and microwave-irradiated techniques. All the new derivatives have been characterized by elemental analysis, molecular weight determinations, molar conductance measurements, UV-Vis, IR and NMR spectral studies. The IR spectral data suggest the involvement of phenolic oxygen after deprotonation and azomethine nitrogen in coordination to the central metal ion. The growth inhibiting potential of the ligands and complexes has been assessed against a variety of fungal and bacterial strains.

Copyright © 2010 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. 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.

More related articles

398 Views | 775 Downloads | 7 Citations
 PDF  Download Citation  Citation
 Order printed copiesOrder

Related articles

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.