Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Alkyl nitrates Secondary alcohols Organic nitro compounds Organic nitric acids and derivatives Dialkyl ethers Organic zwitterions Organic salts Organic oxides Organic nitrogen compounds Hydrocarbon derivatives
Aliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
Glycerol ether - Organic nitrate - Alkyl nitrate - Organic nitro compound - Secondary alcohol - Organic nitric acid or derivatives - Organic 1,3-dipolar compound - Allyl-type 1,3-dipolar organic compound - Ether - Dialkyl ether - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic salt - Organic zwitterion - Organic nitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Alcohol - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as glycerol ethers. These are lipids containing an ether derivative of glycerol.