Schiff Base of Metal Complex Derived from Glycine and Benzaldehyde

  • Ishaq Yahaya Lawan Department of Chemistry, Nigerian Army University Biu, Borno, Nigeria
  • Mohammed Muftahu Beli Department of Chemistry, Nigerian Army University Biu, Borno, Nigeria
  • Mohammed Adamu Department of Chemistry, Nigerian Army University Biu, Borno, Nigeria
  • Fatima Baba Isah Department of Chemical Sciences, Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Nigeria
  • Maryam Abubakar Department of Chemistry, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Nigeria
Keywords: Schiff base, glycine, benzaldehyde, E. coli, pyogenese, metal complexes


Schiff base ligand derived from glycine and benzaldehyde was synthesized together with its metal complexes (zinc and cobalt). The solubility, IR analysis and conductivity measurement were carried out. Antibacterial activities were evaluated using well-diffusion method. The bacterial assay was carried out on two pyogenic bacteria E. coli and Staphylococci and the results showed that the complexes have high antibacterial activity.


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How to Cite
Lawan, I. Y., Beli, M. M., Adamu, M., Isah, F. B., & Abubakar, M. (2020). Schiff Base of Metal Complex Derived from Glycine and Benzaldehyde . Earthline Journal of Chemical Sciences, 4(2), 105-114.