Table 8: Antimicrobial screening data of ligands and their complexes.

CompoundRepresentation zone of inhibition
AntibacterialAntifungal
B.cA.nC.a

ligand+++++
[Cu(L)Cl]⋅2H2O++++++
[Cu(L)OAc]⋅2H2O+++++
[Ni(L)Cl] +++++
[Ni(L)OAc]++++++
[Co(L2)]++++++++
[Zn(L2)] ⋅2H2O+++++

Bacillus Cirroflagellosus = B.c.
Aspergillus niger = A.n.
Candida albican = C.a.
10 mm = − (inactive).
10–20 mm = + (weakly active).
21–25 mm = ++ (moderatively active).
26–35 mm = +++ (highly active).
36–40 mm = ++++ (most active).
DMF = 12 mm.
Norfloxacin = 29 P.a and 31 B.c;
Grisofulvin = 20 A.n and 23 C.a.
Index
(1) Concentration of the compound: 1 mg/ml in dimethyl formamide.
(2) Quantity in each cup: 0.1 ml.
(3) Diameter of the cup: 10 mm.
(4) Control of the antibacterial activity: Norfloxaicn.
(5) Control of the antifungal activity: Grisofulvin.
(6) Solvent used: Dimethyl formamide.