Tetrapyrroles and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Substituted pyrroles Dicarboxylic acids and derivatives Heteroaromatic compounds Secondary alcohols Carboxylic acids Azacyclic compounds Organonitrogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Aromatic alcohols
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Porphyrin - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Substituted pyrrole - Pyrrole - Heteroaromatic compound - Secondary alcohol - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Azacycle - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Aromatic alcohol - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as porphyrins. These are compounds containing a fundamental skeleton of four pyrrole nuclei united through the alpha-positions by four methine groups to form a macrocyclic structure.