Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Bacteriohopane skeleton - Sesquaterpenoid - 27-hydroxysteroid - 25-hydroxysteroid - Steroid - Pentose monosaccharide - Monosaccharide - Oxolane - 1,2-diol - Secondary alcohol - Dialkyl ether - Ether - Oxacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Organic oxygen compound - Alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as bacteriohopanoids. These are bacterial terpenoids structurally characterized by a C30 skeleton, which is usually conjugated to a C5 (usually hydroxylated) unit linked by a carbon-carbon bond.