Organic oxygen compounds
Carbohydrates and carbohydrate conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Hexose monosaccharide - 1,3-aminoalcohol - Secondary alcohol - 1,2-aminoalcohol - Secondary amine - Polyol - Secondary aliphatic amine - Organic nitrogen compound - Organopnictogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Primary alcohol - Organonitrogen compound - Amine - Alcohol - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as hexoses. These are monosaccharides in which the sugar unit is a is a six-carbon containing moeity.