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COMPOUNDS OF UNKNOWN CONSTITUTION
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Organic compounds of unknown structure. That means the structure of the compound cannot be deduced to a level sufficient to classify the document in any of the other subclasses of C07.

References relevant to classification in this subclass
This subclass/group does not cover:
Peptides or proteins of unknown constitution
Organic compounds of known constitution
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Medicinal preparations containing materials or reaction products thereof with undetermined constitution
Medicinal preparations of undetermined constitution containing material from algae, lichens, fungi or plants, or derivatives thereof, e.g. traditional herbal medicines
Lignin; Lignin derivatives
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Lignin and lignin derivatives of unknown structure, for instance the preparation or recovery of lignin from lignocellulosic material or black liquor.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Macromolecular compounds derived from lignin
Glycosides ( polysaccharides C08B)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Glycosides of unknown structure

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Carbohydrates of known structure having 1-5 monomers
Polysaccharides having 6 or more monomers
Alkaloids
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Alkaloids of unknown structure, e.g. isolation of structurally undefined alkaloids from plant material.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Medicinal preparations containing alkaloids with undetermined constitution
Medicinal preparations of undetermined constitution containing alkaloids from algae, lichens, fungi or plants, or derivatives thereof, e.g. traditional herbal medicines
Ammonium bituminosulfonate, e.g. Ichthyol {also bituminasulfonic acid and its salts}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Ammonium bituminosulfonates of unknown structure, e.g. Ichthyol

Antibiotics
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Antibiotics of unknown structure.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Medicinal preparations containing alkaloids with undetermined constitution
Medicinal preparations of undetermined constitution containing alkaloids from algae, lichens, fungi or plants, or derivatives thereof, e.g. traditional herbal medicines
Vitamins ( vitamin K1 C07C 50/14 ; pantothinic acid C07C 235/12 ; vitamins of the D group C07C 401/00 ; vitamin A C07C 403/08 ; pyridoxal, pyridoxamin C07D 213/66 ; pyridoxin C07D 213/67 ; vitamin C C07D 307/62 ; tocopherols C07D 311/72 ; lipoic acid C07D 339/04 ; vitamin B1 C07D 415/00 ; riboflavin C07D 475/14 ; biotin C07D 495/04 ; sideramines, corresponding deoferri compounds C07F 15/03 ; vitamin B12 C07H 23/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Vitamins of unknown structure.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:

Vitamins of known constitution, e.g.

Vitamin K1
Pantothinic acid
Vitamin A
Vitamins of the D group
Pyridoxal, pyridoxamin
Pyridoxin
Vitamin C
Tocopherols
Lipoic acid
Vitamin B1
Riboflavin
Biotin
Sideramines, corresponding deoferri compounds
Vitamin B12
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Medicinal preparations containing vitamins with undetermined constitution
Medicinal preparations of undetermined constitution containing vitamins from algae, lichens, fungi or plants, or derivatives thereof, e.g. traditional herbal medicines
Hormones
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Hormones of unknown structure.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Medicinal preparations containing hormones with undetermined constitution
Medicinal preparations of undetermined constitution containing hormones from algae, lichens, fungi or plants, or derivatives thereof, e.g. traditional herbal medicines
Other compounds of unknown constitution
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Compounds of unknown structure not falling within C07G 1/00-C07G 15/00.

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Last Modified: 10/11/2013