Alkaloids and derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Harman - Beta-carboline - Pyridoindole - 3-alkylindole - Indole - Indole or derivatives - Aralkylamine - Benzenoid - Heteroaromatic compound - Pyrrole - Organoheterocyclic compound - Azacycle - Secondary aliphatic amine - Secondary amine - Organonitrogen compound - Amine - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic nitrogen compound - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as harmala alkaloids. These are compounds with a structure based on harmaline, harmine, harmalol, harman or a derivative of those parents. These parents are beta-carbolines, consisting of a pyrimidine fused to the pyrrole moiety of an indole to form a pyrido[3,4-b]indole.