Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Steroids and steroid derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
3-carboxy-20-oxosteroid - 20-oxosteroid - Androstane-skeleton - Oxosteroid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Aldehyde - Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 3-carboxy-20-oxosteroids. These are steroid compounds that carry a carboxyl group and a C=O group at the C3- and C20-positions of the steroid backbone, respectively.