Purines and purine derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
6-oxopurines Pyrimidones Aminopyrimidines and derivatives Vinylogous amides Imidazoles Heteroaromatic compounds Enals Alpha-hydroxyaldehydes Enamines Azacyclic compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
6-oxopurine - Hypoxanthine - Aminopyrimidine - Pyrimidone - Pyrimidine - Alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehyde - Azole - Heteroaromatic compound - Enal - Vinylogous amide - Alpha-hydroxyaldehyde - Imidazole - Azacycle - Enamine - Aldehyde - Organic nitrogen compound - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Amine - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as hypoxanthines. These are compounds containing the purine derivative 1H-purin-6(9H)-one. Purine is a bicyclic aromatic compound made up of a pyrimidine ring fused to an imidazole ring.