Organic oxygen compounds
Carbohydrates and carbohydrate conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds
Oxane - Monosaccharide - Secondary alcohol - Hemiacetal - Oxacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Polyol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organobromide - Organohalogen compound - Alkyl halide - Alkyl bromide - Alcohol - Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as monosaccharides. These are compounds containing one carbohydrate unit not glycosidically linked to another such unit, and no set of two or more glycosidically linked carbohydrate units. Monosaccharides have the general formula CnH2nOn.