Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Long-chain fatty acids
Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds
Long-chain fatty acid - Heterocyclic fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Oxirene - Oxacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Aliphatic heteromonocyclic 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.