Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Hydroxy fatty acids
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Fatty acid ester - Hydroxy fatty acid - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Unsaturated fatty acid - Enoate ester - Alpha,beta-unsaturated carboxylic ester - Carboxylic acid ester - Ether - Dialkyl ether - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Primary alcohol - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Alcohol - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as hydroxy fatty acids. These are fatty acids in which the chain bears a hydroxyl group.