Journal of Polymers and the Environment

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 81–87 | Cite as

Effect of Bimetallic Soybean Oil Based Polymer on Growth and Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase Activity Among Fungi

  • Taruna Singh
  • Sumbul Ambreen
  • Sheikh Shreaz
  • Athar Adil Hashmi
Original Paper

Abstract

In view of bio-inorganic importance, iron and zinc incorporated soybean oil based polymer was prepared by condensation polymerization of oil based fatty amide polyole, sebacic acid, zinc acetate and ferric chloride in a process initiated by sodium ethoxide. Microwave assisted synthesis was used throughout the reaction as it is ecofriendly and requires minimal usage of solvents. Physical techniques such as FT-IR and 1HNMR have been used to establish the structure of the polymers. Standard laboratory methods like acid value, saponification value, iodine value, specific gravity and viscosity were used to study the chemical diversity of each product. Thermo gravimetry/differential thermal analyzer was used to analyse the thermal behavior of polymer. The synthesized compounds were subjected to biological study. The observed fungicidal characteristics of synthesized compounds indicate that these compounds might be promising antifungal agents defining a new class of antimycotics. The polymers were used in preparation of films which can be used as protective packaging material of edible items.

Keywords

Soybean oil Iron Zinc Bimetallic polymer Thermal behavior Fungicidal Antimycotics Packaging material 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taruna Singh
    • 1
  • Sumbul Ambreen
    • 1
  • Sheikh Shreaz
    • 2
  • Athar Adil Hashmi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryJamia Millia IslamiaNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of BiosciencesJamia Millia IslamiaNew DelhiIndia

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