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Synthesis and Anti-Bacterial Activities of Some Novel Schiff Bases Derived from Aminophenazone

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Author(s): Abdullah M. Asiri | Salman A Khan

Journal: Molecules
ISSN 1420-3049

Volume: 15;
Issue: 10;
Start page: 6850;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Schiff bases | aminophenazone | antibacterial activity | ciprofloxacin

ABSTRACT
A series of 1,5-dimethyl-2-phenyl-1,2-dihydro-3H-pyrazol-3-one-containing Schiff bases were synthesized, characterized and screened for their antibacterial activities. The structures of the synthesized compounds were established by spectroscopic (FT-IR, 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR, MS) and elemental analyses. The anti-bacterial activities (with MIC values) of compounds were evaluated. The anti-bacterial screening results reveal that among the six compounds screened, four compounds showed moderate to good anti-bacterial activity. Among the tested compounds, the most effective compounds against four bacterial strains, viz. Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhimurium and Streptococcus pyogenes, are [(2-Chlorobenzylidene)amino]-1,5-dimethyl-2-phenyl-1,2-dihydropyrazol-3-one (4) and [(1,5-Dimethyl-3-oxo-2-phenyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-pyrazol-4-ylimino)methyl]benzonitrile (5) with MIC values of 6.25 μg/mL.
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