Biological Role of Cobalt(II), Copper(II) and Nickel(II) Metal Ions on the Antibacterial Properties of Some Nicotinoyl-Hydrazine Derived Compounds
Several cobalt(II), copper(II) and nickel(II) complexes of nicotinoylhydrazine-derived compounds were prepared and characterised by physical, spectral and analytical data. These compounds and their complexes have proven to be antibacterial. The screening data show the metal complexes to be more potential/bactericidal than the uncomplexed compounds against one or more bacterial species.
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