Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Anisoles Beta hydroxy acids and derivatives Alkyl aryl ethers Secondary carboxylic acid amides Secondary alcohols Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organopnictogen compounds Organonitrogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Colchicine alkaloid skeleton - Anisole - Alkyl aryl ether - Beta-hydroxy acid - Hydroxy acid - Benzenoid - Carboxamide group - Secondary alcohol - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Ether - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organonitrogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Alcohol - Carbonyl group - Organopnictogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - 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.