Voluminous Occurrence of High-K Dacites and Related Granites of Archean Age in Kenya

  • D.W. Ichang’i
  • W.H. MacLean


This paper describes the in vitro evaluation of antibacterial activity of DNBH and its ruthenium complexes. All the synthesized compounds exhibited antibacterial activity against the Gram-positive bacteria namely Staphylococcus aureus at a conc of 100-25 mg/ml and Gram-negative bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi and Pseudomonas aeruginosa at a conc of 1µg/ml. All the metal complexes display catalytic activities towards oxidation of primary alcohols in the presence of N-methylmorpholine-N-Oxide (NMO) as co-oxidant.

(Af. J. of Science and Technology: 2002 3(2): 34-51)

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