PAPER TITLE :SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF CU(II) AND ZN(II) MIXED LIGAND COMPLEXES WI

JOURNAL Of SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY | VOLUME 3 NUMBER 2 2012

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  • Author(s) : OLAGBOYE, S.A. OKORONKWO, A.E. LAJIDE, L. and OWOLABI, B.J
  • Abstract:

Copper (II) and Zinc (II) mixed ligand complexes of 1,2,3-triazole and thiocyanate as a secondary ligand had been synthesised in water and methanol media. The complexes have been characterized on the basis of elemental analyses, conductivity, solubility, UV-visible and infra-red spectra data.  1,2,3-triazole in complex 1 binds to the metal bidentately. The thiocyanate ions coordinate to copper through the nitrogen atom of the isocyanate group and binds to zinc through the sulfur atom. The isolated metal chelates were screened for their antimicrobial activities and the results revealed that copper (II) complexes were more fungi toxic and proactive against bacteria than the Zn (II) complexes.