Naphthalenecarboxylic acids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
2-naphthalenecarboxylic acid - Tetralin - O-quinomethane - Quinomethane - Aryl ketone - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Vinylogous acid - Ketone - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Enol - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxide - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aromatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as naphthalenecarboxylic acids. These are compounds containing a naphthalene moiety, which bears a carboxylic acid group one or more positions. Naphthalene is a bicyclic compound that is made up of two fused benzene ring.