Pyrimidine as constituent of natural biologically active compounds.

@article{Lagoja2005PyrimidineAC,
  title={Pyrimidine as constituent of natural biologically active compounds.},
  author={Irene Maria Lagoja},
  journal={Chemistry & biodiversity},
  year={2005},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={
          1-50
        }
}
This review describes the various manifestations of the pyrimidine system (alkylated, glycosylated, benzo-annelated.). These comprise pyrimidine nucleosides as well as alkaloids and antibiotics--some of them have been discovered and isolated from natural sources already long time ago, others have been reported very recently. A short overview on pyrimidine syntheses (prebiotic synthesis, biosynthesis, and metabolism) is given. The biological activities of most of the pyrimidine analogs are… CONTINUE READING
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