Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Phosphocholines Fatty acid esters Dialkyl phosphates Benzene and substituted derivatives Dicarboxylic acids and derivatives Tetraalkylammonium salts Carboxylic acid esters Azacyclic compounds Dialkyl ethers Diazirines Alkyl fluorides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Organic oxides Organofluorides Amines Organic cations
Aromatic heteromonocyclic compounds
Diacylglycero-3-phosphocholine - Phosphocholine - Fatty acid ester - Dialkyl phosphate - Choline - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Organic phosphoric acid derivative - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Phosphoric acid ester - Alkyl phosphate - Benzenoid - Fatty acyl - Quaternary ammonium salt - Tetraalkylammonium salt - Carboxylic acid ester - Diazirine - Dialkyl ether - Ether - Organoheterocyclic compound - Carboxylic acid derivative - Azacycle - Alkyl fluoride - Alkyl halide - Organohalogen compound - Organofluoride - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organic nitrogen compound - Amine - Organic cation - Aromatic heteromonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as phosphatidylcholines. These are glycerophosphocholines in which the two free -OH are attached to one fatty acid each through an ester linkage.