Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
Bacteriohopane skeleton - Sesquaterpenoid - 27-hydroxysteroid - 25-hydroxysteroid - 24-hydroxysteroid - 22-hydroxysteroid - Hydroxysteroid - Steroid - Fatty alcohol - Fatty acyl - Secondary alcohol - 1,2-diol - Polyol - Primary alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Alcohol - Organooxygen compound - Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as bacteriohopanoids. These are bacterial terpenoids structurally characterized by a C30 skeleton, which is usually conjugated to a C5 (usually hydroxylated) unit linked by a carbon-carbon bond.