Organic acids and derivatives
Carboxylic acids and derivatives
Amino acids, peptides, and analogues
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Amino acids and derivatives - Alpha amino acids and derivatives - Alpha amino acids
Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds
L-alpha-amino acid - Azetidinecarboxylic acid - Azetidine - Amino acid - Carboxylic acid - Secondary aliphatic amine - Azacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Secondary amine - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Amine - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as l-alpha-amino acids. These are alpha amino acids which have the L-configuration of the alpha-carbon atom.