Organic nitrogen compounds
Quaternary ammonium salts
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Beta amino acids and derivatives Short-chain hydroxy acids and derivatives Fatty acids and conjugates Tetraalkylammonium salts Hemiaminals Carboxylic acid salts Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organic zwitterions Organic salts Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Beta amino acid or derivatives - Carnitine - Short-chain hydroxy acid - Fatty acid - Tetraalkylammonium salt - Carboxylic acid salt - Hemiaminal - Alkanolamine - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Hydrocarbon derivative - Amine - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organic salt - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organic zwitterion - 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.