Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Isoindolines Indoles and derivatives Oxepanes Aralkylamines Piperidines Oxanes Benzenoids N-alkylpyrrolidines Trialkylamines Amino acids and derivatives Oxacyclic compounds Azacyclic compounds Nitriles Dialkyl ethers Carbonyl compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Gelsemium skeleton - Indole or derivatives - Isoindoline - Isoindole or derivatives - Oxepane - Aralkylamine - Oxane - Piperidine - Benzenoid - N-alkylpyrrolidine - Pyrrolidine - Amino acid or derivatives - Tertiary aliphatic amine - Tertiary amine - Oxacycle - Carboxylic acid derivative - Dialkyl ether - Ether - Carbonitrile - Nitrile - Azacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Cyanide - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Amine - Organic nitrogen compound - 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.