Synthesis and Anti-Biofilm Activity of New Ferrocene Schiff Bases


Four new Schiff bases have been synthesized. The effectiveness of ferrocene systems in inhibiting formation of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms is tested. One of studied ferrocene Schiff bases efficiently inhibits formation of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) biofilms.

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This work was supported by Selçuk University, (project no. 17401078).

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Taner, B., Sevgi, F. & Göver, T. Synthesis and Anti-Biofilm Activity of New Ferrocene Schiff Bases. Russ J Gen Chem 90, 907–910 (2020).

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  • ferrocene
  • Schiff bases
  • staphylococcal biofilms
  • antibiofilm activity