Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Long-chain fatty acids
Unsaturated fatty acids Straight chain fatty acids Carboxylic acid salts Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organic oxides Organic aluminium salts Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Organic cations
Long-chain fatty acid - Straight chain fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Carboxylic acid salt - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organic aluminium salt - Organic salt - Organic cation - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as long-chain fatty acids. These are fatty acids with an aliphatic tail that contains between 13 and 21 carbon atoms.