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Abstract

Antimicrobial properties of metal chelates of plumbagin.

Author(s): CR Joshi, GS Jagtap, SV Chalgeri
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Poona, Pune 411 007,

Correspondence Address:
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.