Organic nitrogen compounds
Quaternary ammonium salts
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Short-chain hydroxy acids and derivatives Beta hydroxy acids and derivatives Cholines Fatty acids and conjugates Tetraalkylammonium salts Secondary alcohols 1,2-aminoalcohols Carboxylic acid salts Carboxylic acids Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Primary alcohols Organic oxides Carbonyl compounds Organic salts Hydrocarbon derivatives Organic cations
Carnitine - Beta-hydroxy acid - Short-chain hydroxy acid - Choline - Fatty acid - Hydroxy acid - Tetraalkylammonium salt - 1,2-aminoalcohol - Carboxylic acid salt - Secondary alcohol - Alkanolamine - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic oxygen compound - Alcohol - Organooxygen compound - Primary alcohol - Organic salt - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Amine - Organic oxide - Organic cation - 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.