Pyrimidinedione

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Pyrimidine

Pyrimidinediones are a class of chemical compounds characterized by a pyrimidine ring substituted with two carbonyl groups.

Examples include naturally occurring metabolites:

Trivial name IUPAC name Structure Pathway
Uracil Pyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione Uracil.svg Pyrimidine biosynthesis
Thymine 5-Methylpyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione Thymine chemical structure.png Pyrimidine biosynthesis
5,6-Diaminopyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione Riboflavin biosynthesis

and drugs:

Primidone

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