Meeta Sahu, Nadeem Siddiqui


Pyrimidines occupy an important position in the medicinal world as it has a number of diverse biological properties. Their related fused heterocycles are of interest as potential bioactive molecules. Pyrimidine derivatives are reported to have diverse pharmacological activities such as anticonvulsant, analgesic, sedative, anti-depressive, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-HIV, antimicrobial and anti-tumor activities. Therefore, the study in this review has been emphasized on the research work reported in the recent scientific literature on different biological activities of pyrimidine analogs.

Keywords: Pyrimidine, Biological activity, Anti-cancer, Anti-microbial, Anti-convulsant, Anti-diabetic


Pyrimidine; Biological activity; Anti-cancer; Anti-microbial; Anti-convulsant; Anti-diabetic

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Pyrimidine; Biological activity; Anti-cancer; Anti-microbial; Anti-convulsant; Anti-diabetic



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Meeta Sahu

Nadeem Siddiqui
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi-110062, India

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