Tetrapyrroles and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Substituted pyrroles Heteroaromatic compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Azacyclic compounds Organonitrogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Porphyrin - Substituted pyrrole - Pyrrole - Heteroaromatic compound - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Azacycle - Organic nitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as porphyrins. These are compounds containing a fundamental skeleton of four pyrrole nuclei united through the alpha-positions by four methine groups to form a macrocyclic structure.