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Application of Heterocyclic Compounds in Everyday Life

Jyoti Kumari


Heterocyclic compounds are of very much interest in our daily life. They have high significance in our living system. Heterocyclic compounds have a wide range of applications in agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, veterinary products etc. They are also used as starting material in the synthesis of organic compounds. These are also used in sanitizers, developers, anti-ordinates, corrosion inhibitors etc. Heterocyclic compounds are the cyclic compounds which contain one or more different atoms other than carbon in a ring structure. These compounds may be aromatic or anti-aromatic. Heterocyclic compounds widely found in nature, e.g. pyramiding and purine are the parts of DNA, vitamins and enzymes. Heterocyclic compounds are very important for human survival too. They are important information carrier. These are used in neurotransmitter and pyrimidines; nucleoside is a part of genetic material that transfers information from one generation to other. This review article focuses on the importance of heterocyclic compounds in our life in different ways.



Agrochemicals, heterocyclic, antibiotics, drugs, nucleoside, enzymes, vitamins

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