Pyrimidine derivatives

Pyrimidine is an aromatic six-membered heterocyclic organic colorless compound similar to pyridine. It is an integral part of DNA and RNA, being a structural component in nucleotides and nucleic acids.

Pyrimidine derivatives have received great interest in recent pharmacological research as a privileged scaffold in synthetic pharmaceuticals and bioactive natural products, exhibiting anticancer, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, analgesic, antioxidant, and antihypertensive activities.