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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 479343, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/479343
Research Article

Synthesis, Characterization, and Antimicrobial Studies of N, O Donor Schiff Base Polymeric Complexes

1Government Polytechnic, Gondia, Maharashtra 441601, India
2Department of Chemistry, RTMNU, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440033, India

Received 9 May 2013; Revised 1 August 2013; Accepted 1 August 2013

Academic Editor: Antonio Manuel Romerosa-Nievas

Copyright © 2013 Shubhangi N. Kotkar and Harjeet D. Juneja. 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.

Abstract

A series of new polymeric complexes of Mn(II), Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II), and Zn(II) were prepared with a Schiff base ligand derived from condensation of 2,4-dihydroxy acetophenone and p-phenylene diamine and characterized by elemental analysis and IR and NMR spectral data. The antimicrobial activity of the Schiff base and its polymeric complexes have been studied.