Organic nitrogen compounds
Quaternary ammonium salts
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Short-chain hydroxy acids and derivatives Beta hydroxy acids and derivatives Fatty acids and conjugates Tetraalkylammonium salts Secondary alcohols Carboxylic acid salts 1,2-aminoalcohols Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organic zwitterions Organic salts Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Carnitine - Beta-hydroxy acid - Short-chain hydroxy acid - Fatty acid - Hydroxy acid - Tetraalkylammonium salt - 1,2-aminoalcohol - Carboxylic acid salt - Secondary alcohol - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organic zwitterion - Organic salt - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Amine - Alcohol - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as carnitines. These are organic compounds containing the quaternary ammonium compound carnitine.