Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Prostaglandins and related compounds
Fatty acid methyl esters 1,2-dioxanes Trialkylheterosilanes Methyl esters 1,2-dioxolanes Silyl ethers Dialkyl peroxides Oxacyclic compounds Organic metalloid salts Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Prostaglandin skeleton - Fatty acid ester - Fatty acid methyl ester - Ortho-dioxane - Trialkylheterosilane - Ortho-dioxolane - Methyl ester - Carboxylic acid ester - Silyl ether - Dialkyl peroxide - Oxacycle - Organoheterosilane - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic metalloid salt - Organoheterocyclic compound - Organosilicon compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Organic metalloid moeity - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as prostaglandins and related compounds. These are unsaturated carboxylic acids consisting of a 20 carbon skeleton that also contains a five member ring, and are based upon the fatty acid arachidonic acid.