Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Long-chain fatty alcohols Phosphocholines Monoalkyl phosphates Monosaccharides Acyloins Tetraalkylammonium salts Alpha-hydroxy ketones Secondary alcohols Dialkyl ethers Primary alcohols Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Amines Organic cations
2-arachidonylglyceryl-ether-skeleton - Long chain fatty alcohol - Phosphocholine - Fatty alcohol - Monoalkyl phosphate - Choline - Fatty acyl - Alkyl phosphate - Organic phosphoric acid derivative - Phosphoric acid ester - Acyloin - Monosaccharide - Tetraalkylammonium salt - Alpha-hydroxy ketone - Quaternary ammonium salt - Secondary alcohol - Ketone - Dialkyl ether - Ether - Primary alcohol - Alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Amine - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organic cation - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as endocannabinoids. These are arachidonic acid derivatives containing either an N-acetylethanolamine(type 1) or a glycerol(types 2 and 3) moiety attached to the aliphatic tail.