Zagreb Topological indices for hexadentate 3-hydroxypyridinones-terminated dendrimers used in iron binding and anti-microbial activities

Thayamathy Pio Jude, Elango Panchadcharam, Masilamani Koneswaran


Among the degree based topological indices which are mostly used in the study of chemical graph theory, the Zagreb index plays a prominent role in the study of therapies and treatments. There were different versions of the Zagreb indices defined in the literature and used for different purposes. In this paper, we calculated the different versions of the Zagreb indices for the hexadentate 3-hydroxypyridinones-terminated dendrimers which are used in iron binding and anti-microbial activities. These indices may play an important role in determining properties of these compounds.

Keywords: Anti-microbial activities, dendrimers, iron binding, topological index, Zagreb index.

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