Organic nitrogen compounds
Quaternary ammonium salts
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Nitro fatty acids Short-chain hydroxy acids and derivatives Hydroxy fatty acids Tetraalkylammonium salts Alkyl nitrates Carboxylic acid salts Organic nitro compounds Organic nitric acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Hydrocarbon derivatives Organic salts Organic oxides Carbonyl compounds Amines Organic cations
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Carnitine - Nitro fatty acid - Hydroxy fatty acid - Short-chain hydroxy acid - Fatty acyl - Fatty acid - Alkyl nitrate - Tetraalkylammonium salt - Organic nitrate - Organic nitro compound - Carboxylic acid salt - Organic nitric acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic 1,3-dipolar compound - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Allyl-type 1,3-dipolar organic compound - Organic salt - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Amine - Organic cation - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as carnitines. These are organic compounds containing the quaternary ammonium compound carnitine.