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CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets


ISSN (Print): 1871-5273
ISSN (Online): 1996-3181

Review Article

Structural Activity Relationship based Medicinal Perspectives of Pyrimidine Derivatives as Anti-Alzheimer’s Agents: A Comprehensive Review

Author(s): Subham Das, Saleem Akbar, Bahar Ahmed*, Rikeshwar Prasad Dewangan, Ashif Iqubal, Faheem Hyder Pottoo and Alex Joseph*

Volume 21, Issue 10, 2022

Published on: 31 March, 2022

Page: [926 - 939] Pages: 14

DOI: 10.2174/1871527320666210804161400

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Pyrimidine is an aromatic and heterocyclic organic compound containing a 6-membered ring consisting of four carbon and two nitrogen atoms on alternative positions. Pyrimidine scaffolds described their existence in the medicinal chemist’s cause for their synthesizing practicability and nonpoisonous nature. However, the reason behind neurological disorders is still an open challenge for scientific research and development organizations. Efficacy voids are widespread before researchers, despite high throughput research in the field of anti-Alzheimer's drugs.Researchers have constantly investigated all the probabilities for restraining the unwanted adverse effects of the anti-Alzheimer’s agents and are focusing more extensively to rehabilitate neurological disorders. The scientific literature on drug development has been an aspiration to medicinal chemists and other researchers to facilitate further research. Therefore, this review emphasizes the structure-activity relationship (SAR) based approach and the pharmacological advancements of pyrimidine moiety in the new era of therapeutics as anti-Alzheimer’s agents.

Keywords: Pyrimidine, anti-Alzheimer’s drugs, medicinal chemistry, SAR, pharmacology, neurological disorder.

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