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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 8 (2011), Issue 1, Pages 443-448

Synthesis, Characterizations and Antimicrobial Activity of Metal Complexes of 2-(2-Furanylmethylaminocarbonyl)benzoic Acid

R. H. Patel and B. L. Hiran

Chemical Kinetics and Polymer Research LaboratoryDepartment of Chemistry, University College of ScienceMohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur-313001 (Raj.), India

Received 12 September 2008; Accepted 20 December 2008

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The ligand, 2-(2-furanylmethylaminocarbonyl)benzoic acid (FMBA) and it’s transition metal complexes have been synthesized and characterized by elemental analysis, spectral studies, magnetic moments and thermal studies. The antifungal activity of all the samples was monitored against common fungi.