Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Diterpenoids Phosphocholines Isoprenoid phosphates Acyl phosphates Alkyl phosphates Tetraalkylammonium salts Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Organic salts Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Amines Organic cations
Aliphatic homomonocyclic compounds
Diterpenoid - Retinoid skeleton - Phosphocholine - Isoprenoid phosphate - Acyl phosphate - Choline - Organic phosphoric acid derivative - Phosphoric acid ester - Alkyl phosphate - Quaternary ammonium salt - Tetraalkylammonium salt - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid derivative - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organic salt - Amine - Organic cation - Aliphatic homomonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as retinoids. These are oxygenated derivatives of 3,7-dimethyl-1-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohex-1-enyl)nona-1,3,5,7-tetraene and derivatives thereof.