• Preeti Singhal Department of Chemistry, Govt. College Kota, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Renuka Jain Department of Chemistry, Govt. College Kota, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Deepti Goyal Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Vocational Studies & Applied Sciences, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida - 201310, India
Keywords: Lanthanide, Ceftazidime, Electronic Spectrum, Antibacterial Activity


The present work describes the spectrochemical study of some Lanthanide (III) - ceftazidime (Ln(III)-CEFZ) complexes. The impact of the ligand environment on electronic spectrum of the lantanide ion with special reference to complexation and nature of Ln-ligand bond has been examined. The energy and intensity parameters for the complexes have also been evaluated. The ligand and all prepared complexes were screened for their antibacterial activities against Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus and the results showed that antibacterial activity of ligand on complexation have been enhanced.


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How to Cite
Singhal, P., Jain, R., & Goyal, D. (2018). ELECTRONIC SPECTRAL CHARACTERIZATION AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF LANTHANIDE (III) - CEFTAZIDIME COMPLEXES . International Journal of Engineering Technologies and Management Research, 5(2), 57-65. https://doi.org/10.29121/ijetmr.v5.i2.2018.146