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Oxo/dioxo-vanadium(V) complexes with Schiff base ligands derived from 4-amino-5-mercapto-3-phenyl-1,2,4-triazole

Sami Abdullatif Zabin (1,*) , Mohamed Abdelbaset (2)

(1) Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Albaha University, Al-Baha, 65441, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(2) Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Albaha University, Al-Baha, 65441, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(*) Corresponding Author

Received: 29 Apr 2016 | Revised: 22 May 2016 | Accepted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016 | Issue Date: September 2016


Vanadium complexes containing Schiff base ligands are of great importance and have numerous applications. A series of Schiff base ligands derived from 4-amino-5-mercapto-3-phenyl-1,2,4-triazole and different aldehydes were synthesized and combined with ammonium metavanadate in 2:1 and 1:1 molar ration to yield oxo- and dioxo-vanadium(V) complexes NH4[VO(La-f)2] and NH4[VO2(Lg-h)2], respectively. The structure of the synthesized compounds was confirmed by elemental analysis, UV, IR, NMR, MS and TGA. Complexes with bidentate and tridentate ligands were expected to possess a distorted square-pyramidal structure. The ligands and their complexes have been examined for antimicrobial activity against six types of bacteria and one kind of fungus that widely distributed in Albaha region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The results indicate that some of the complexes were active against C. albicans fungus when used as powder, and no sound activity were shown against any type of tested bacteria.


Triazole moiety; Bidentate ligands; Schiff base ligands; Tridentate ligands; Antimicrobial activity; Oxo/dioxo-vanadium(V) complexes

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Zabin, S.; Abdelbaset, M. Eur. J. Chem. 2016, 7(3), 322-328. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.7.3.322-328.1444
Zabin, S.; Abdelbaset, M. Oxo/dioxo-vanadium(V) complexes with Schiff base ligands derived from 4-amino-5-mercapto-3-phenyl-1,2,4-triazole. Eur. J. Chem. 2016, 7(3), 322-328. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.7.3.322-328.1444
Zabin, S., & Abdelbaset, M. (2016). Oxo/dioxo-vanadium(V) complexes with Schiff base ligands derived from 4-amino-5-mercapto-3-phenyl-1,2,4-triazole. European Journal of Chemistry, 7(3), 322-328. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.7.3.322-328.1444
Zabin, Sami, & Mohamed Abdelbaset. "Oxo/dioxo-vanadium(V) complexes with Schiff base ligands derived from 4-amino-5-mercapto-3-phenyl-1,2,4-triazole." European Journal of Chemistry [Online], 7.3 (2016): 322-328. Web. 10 May. 2021
Zabin, Sami, AND Abdelbaset, Mohamed. "Oxo/dioxo-vanadium(V) complexes with Schiff base ligands derived from 4-amino-5-mercapto-3-phenyl-1,2,4-triazole" European Journal of Chemistry [Online], Volume 7 Number 3 (30 September 2016)

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