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Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3(6), 1711-1728; doi:10.3390/ph3061711
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Cobalt Complexes as Antiviral and Antibacterial Agents

1,* , 2
 and 2,*
Received: 21 April 2010; in revised form: 4 May 2010 / Accepted: 14 May 2010 / Published: 26 May 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Anti-Infective Agents)
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Abstract: Metal ion complexes are playing an increasing role in the development of antimicrobials. We review here the antimicrobial properties of cobalt coordination complexes in oxidation state 3+. In addition to reviewing the cobalt complexes containing polydentate donor ligands, we also focus on the antimicrobial activity of the homoleptic [Co(NH3)6]3+ ion.
Keywords: antiviral; antibacterial; cobalt antiviral; antibacterial; cobalt
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Chang, E.L.; Simmers, C.; Knight, D.A. Cobalt Complexes as Antiviral and Antibacterial Agents. Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3, 1711-1728.

AMA Style

Chang EL, Simmers C, Knight DA. Cobalt Complexes as Antiviral and Antibacterial Agents. Pharmaceuticals. 2010; 3(6):1711-1728.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Chang, Eddie L.; Simmers, Christa; Knight, D. Andrew. 2010. "Cobalt Complexes as Antiviral and Antibacterial Agents." Pharmaceuticals 3, no. 6: 1711-1728.


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