Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Indoles and derivatives Anisoles Oxepanes Aralkylamines Alkyl aryl ethers Piperidines Oxanes Trialkylamines Amino acids and derivatives Oxacyclic compounds Dialkyl ethers Azacyclic compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Gelsemium skeleton - Indole or derivatives - Anisole - Phenol ether - Alkyl aryl ether - Oxepane - Aralkylamine - Benzenoid - Piperidine - Oxane - Tertiary aliphatic amine - Tertiary amine - Amino acid or derivatives - Organoheterocyclic compound - Oxacycle - Azacycle - Carboxylic acid derivative - Dialkyl ether - Ether - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organic nitrogen compound - Amine - Organic oxide - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as gelsemium alkaloids. These are alkaloids with a structure that is based on the tetracyclic gelsemium skeleton. These alkaloids contain an oxindole function and a cage-like, hydroaromatic residue which is believed to arise from an intermediate related to anhydrovobasinediol by formation of a 6,20 bond and rearrangement to an oxindole. The major alkaloids in this group are related to Gelsemine; however, a smaller group, characterized by Gelsedine, lack the 6,20 bond, and have also lost C-21.