Purines and purine derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Alkylarylthioethers Pyrimidines and pyrimidine derivatives N-substituted imidazoles Benzene and substituted derivatives Heteroaromatic compounds Sulfenyl compounds Azacyclic compounds Organonitrogen compounds Hydrocarbon derivatives
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
6-thiopurine - Aryl thioether - Alkylarylthioether - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Benzenoid - N-substituted imidazole - Pyrimidine - Azole - Heteroaromatic compound - Imidazole - Azacycle - Sulfenyl compound - Thioether - Organic nitrogen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organosulfur compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 6-thiopurines. These are compounds containing a purine that carries a thiol group at the 6-position. Purine is a bicyclic aromatic compound made up of a pyrimidine ring fused to an imidazole ring.