A novel Copper (II) Schiff base complex:synthesis,characterization,and antibacterial activity

Document Type : Research Article


Department of Chemistry, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran-Iran



The current study focuses on synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial activity of cu (II) with N-(3-nitrobenzylidene)-4-cholorobenzenamine Schiff base ligand. Coordination compound for cu (II) with N-(3n nitrobenzylidene)-4-cholorobenzenamine Schiff base ligand was derived from 3 nitro benzaldehyd an para choloro anilin Ligand and its copper complex were characterized using FT-IR, HNMR and CNMR spectra. Finally, the antimicrobial effect of the complex on E. coli was investigated by minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) and minimum bactericidal concentration (MBC) tests.FT-IR, HNMR and CNMR spectra showed the success of production new complex. Minimum inhibitory concentration and minimum bactericidal concentration studies showed the enhanced antibacterial effect of new complex on E.coli. The results showed that new complex has numerous antimicrobial effect on E.coli.


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Volume 5, Issue 4 - Serial Number 4
August 2022
Pages 278-285
  • Receive Date: 03 December 2021
  • Revise Date: 12 March 2023
  • Accept Date: 12 March 2023
  • First Publish Date: 12 March 2023