Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Sesquaterpenoids Hydroxysteroids Anthracenecarboxylic acids Naphthalenecarboxylic acids and derivatives Fatty alcohols Monosaccharides Secondary alcohols Carboxylic acid esters 1,2-diols Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
Bacteriohopane skeleton - Sesquaterpenoid - 27-hydroxysteroid - 25-hydroxysteroid - 24-hydroxysteroid - 23-hydroxysteroid - Hydroxysteroid - Anthracene carboxylic acid - Steroid - Anthracene carboxylic acid or derivatives - Anthracene - 1-naphthalenecarboxylic acid or derivatives - Fatty alcohol - Fatty acyl - Benzenoid - Monosaccharide - 1,2-diol - Carboxylic acid ester - Secondary alcohol - Polyol - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxide - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Alcohol - Aromatic 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.