Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Methionine and derivatives Alpha amino acids Anisoles Thia fatty acids Alkyl aryl ethers Acetamides Secondary carboxylic acid amides Amino acids Sulfenyl compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Enamines Dialkylthioethers Dialkylamines Carboxylic acids Hydrocarbon derivatives Organic oxides Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Colchicine alkaloid skeleton - Methionine or derivatives - Alpha-amino acid - Alpha-amino acid or derivatives - Anisole - Phenol ether - Alkyl aryl ether - Thia fatty acid - Fatty acyl - Benzenoid - Acetamide - Amino acid or derivatives - Amino acid - Carboxamide group - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Thioether - Sulfenyl compound - Secondary amine - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Secondary aliphatic amine - Enamine - Ether - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Dialkylthioether - Organic nitrogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organosulfur compound - Amine - 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.