Antimicrobial properties of metal chelates of plumbagin.
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Poona, Pune 411 007,
C R Joshi Dept. of Chemistry, University of Poona, Pune 411 007
Metal chelates of plumbagin (2-methyl-5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone) with aluminium, iron, cobalt, nickel, copper and uranium were synthesised and screened for antimicrobial activities. Metal chelates of aluminium, cobalt and uranium showed considerable antimicrobial activity.