Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Anisoles Beta hydroxy acids and derivatives Aralkylamines Alkyl aryl ethers Secondary alcohols Amino acids Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Dialkylamines Carboxylic acids Organopnictogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Colchicine alkaloid skeleton - Anisole - Alkyl aryl ether - Beta-hydroxy acid - Aralkylamine - Hydroxy acid - Benzenoid - Amino acid - Secondary alcohol - Amino acid or derivatives - Secondary amine - Carboxylic acid derivative - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid - Ether - Secondary aliphatic amine - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Alcohol - Organonitrogen compound - Carbonyl group - Organopnictogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Amine - Organic nitrogen compound - Aromatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as colchicines. These are compounds containing the benzo[a]heptalene based colchicin moiety or a derivative thereof. Colchicine is a tricyclic compound consisting of a benzene ring angularly fused to a tetrahydroheptalene that carries a N-acetamide group.