BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICINAL SIGNIFICANCE OF PYRIMIDINES: A REVIEWAbstract
Pyrimidine is a 5-membered heterocyclic ring which is versatile lead compound for designing potent bioactive agents. This interesting group of compound has diverse biological activities such as antimicrobial, CNS depressant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-convulsant, anticancer, antihelmentic, antioxidant and herbicidal. Available data represents that pyrimidine being heterocyclic planar five membered ring systems has various pharmacological actions and Synthesis of various pyrimidine derivatives and their pharmacological actions discussed below. These derivatives of pyrimidine are analysed in this article for varying pharmacological activities. This review describes various Pyrimidine derivatives have potent biological and pharmacological applications.