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Synthesis and Reactions of Perimidines and Their Fused Systems

[ Vol. 24 , Issue. 15 ]

Author(s):

Thoraya A. Farghaly*, Sami A. Al-Hussain, Zeinab A. Muhammad, Magda A. Abdallah and Magdi E. A. Zaki   Pages 1669 - 1716 ( 48 )

Abstract:


Perimidines are peri-naphtho-fused derivatives of pyrimidine. They are of particular interest as they are a rare example of an azine in which the lone pair of electrons of pyrrole-like nitrogen participates in the π-system of the molecule. Perimidine is an interesting class of heterocyclic compounds. Various synthetic analogs of perimidines have been prepared and evaluated for many pharmacological activities in different models with desired findings. They exhibit biological activities as antitumor, antiulcer, antimicrobial, and antifungal agents. This review is an attempt to organize the synthesis and chemical reactions of perimidine analogs reported to date systematically since 1955. It should be noted that this review is the first one that includes the preparation and reactions of the perimidine ring.

Keywords:

Perimidines, fused perimidines, 1, 8-diaminonaphthalene, synthesis, biological activities, pyrimidine.

Affiliation:

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, 12613, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU), Riyadh 11623, Department of Organic Chemistry, National Organization for Drug Control and Research (NODCAR), Giza 12311, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, 12613, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU), Riyadh 11623

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