Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Phosphocholines Styrenes Fatty acid esters Dialkyl phosphates Dicarboxylic acids and derivatives Tetraalkylammonium salts Carboxylic acid esters Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Amines Organic cations
Aromatic homomonocyclic compounds
Diacylglycero-3-phosphocholine - Phosphocholine - Styrene - Choline - Fatty acid ester - Dialkyl phosphate - Benzenoid - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Alkyl phosphate - Fatty acyl - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic phosphoric acid derivative - Phosphoric acid ester - Tetraalkylammonium salt - Quaternary ammonium salt - Carboxylic acid ester - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organonitrogen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Amine - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Organic cation - Aromatic homomonocyclic 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.