Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Straight chain fatty acids
Unsaturated fatty acid - Straight chain fatty acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon - Unsaturated hydrocarbon - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Olefin - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as straight chain fatty acids. These are fatty acids with a straight aliphatic chain.