Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Prostaglandins and related compounds
Long-chain fatty acids Hydroxy fatty acids Halogenated fatty acids Cyclopentanols Alpha-haloketones Cyclic ketones Cyclic alcohols and derivatives Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organofluorides Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Alkyl fluorides
Aliphatic homomonocyclic compounds
Prostaglandin skeleton - Long-chain fatty acid - Halogenated fatty acid - Hydroxy fatty acid - Cyclopentanol - Fatty acid - Alpha-haloketone - Cyclic alcohol - Cyclic ketone - Ketone - Secondary alcohol - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Alkyl fluoride - Alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Alkyl halide - Organohalogen compound - Organofluoride - Organooxygen compound - Aliphatic homomonocyclic 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.