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Metal-Based Drugs
Volume 6, Issue 3, Pages 183-186

Toxicity of Certain Penta-Coordinated Organotin(IV) and Tetra-Coordinated Tin(II) Complexes of Heterocyclic β–Diketones Against the Larvae of Aedes Aegypti (Liston)

1Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302 004, India
2Toxicology laboratory, Department of Zoology, Institute of Basic Science, Agra University, Agra 282 004, India
3Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad, India

Received 24 August 1998; Accepted 14 September 1998

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Some organotin(IV) and tin(II) complexes of composition R3Sn[ R COC:CON¯(C¯6¯H¯5¯)N:C¯CH3] (where R=C4H9, R=CH3 , C3H5 ,p-ClC6H4 ; R=C6H5 , R=C6H5 and p-ClC6H4 ) and Sn[p-ClC6H4COC:CON¯(C¯6¯H¯5¯)N:C¯CH3]2 were screened for their toxicity against Aedes aegypti larvae. Organotin(IV) complexes were more active than tin(II) complexes.