Synthesis, Chracterization and Antibacterial Activity of Cd(II) and Zr(IV) Peroxo-complexes

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Md. Mahasin Ali
Md. Nur Amin Bitu
Md. Saddam Hossain
Md. Faruk Hossen
Md. Ali Asraf
Md. Akhter Farooque
Md. Kudrat-E- Zahan


Two new peroxo-complexes of Cd(II) and Zr(IV) ion containing Schiff base (SB) were synthesized and characterized by Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC), Elemental analyses, conductivity, magnetic moment measurements, UV-Vis. and FT-IR spectral studies. The Schiff base ligand derived from cinnamaldehyde and o-aminophenol participated in complexation through a single pot reaction. FT-IR spectra showed that the Schiff base ligand coordinated to the metal ion through nitrogen of azomethine group and oxygen of hydroxyl group & peroxo group (O-O). The molar conductance values indicated the non-electrolytic nature of both the complexes. Antibacterial activity of the complexes was tested against four pathogenic bacteria, two Gram-positive Staphylococcus aureus & Bacillus cereus and two Gram-negative Escherichia coli & Shigella dysenteriae with standard Kanamycin-30. The result showed that Cd(II) complex exhibited more potential antibacterial activity than the Zr(IV) complex against all the tested pathogens.

Peroxo-complexes, schiff base, cinnamaldehyde, o-aminophenol, antibacterial activity.

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Ali, M. M., Bitu, M. N. A., Hossain, M. S., Hossen, M. F., Asraf, M. A., Farooque, M. A., & Zahan, M. K.-E.-. (2020). Synthesis, Chracterization and Antibacterial Activity of Cd(II) and Zr(IV) Peroxo-complexes. Asian Journal of Chemical Sciences, 8(1), 22-28.
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