Tetrapyrroles and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Substituted pyrroles Heteroaromatic compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Azacyclic compounds Organonitrogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Chlorin - Substituted pyrrole - Pyrrole - Heteroaromatic compound - Azacycle - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as chlorins. These are large heterocyclic aromatic ring systems consisting, at the core, of three pyrroles and one pyrroline coupled through four methine linkages.