Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Prostaglandins and related compounds
6,7-secoergolines Ergoline and derivatives Benzoquinolines Tetralins Isoindoles and derivatives Indolines Secondary alkylarylamines Fatty acid esters Aralkylamines Trialkylamines Secondary alcohols Amino acids and derivatives Cyclic ketones Carboxylic acid esters Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Azacyclic compounds Hydrocarbon derivatives Organic oxides
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Prostaglandin skeleton - 6,7-secoergoline - Ergoline skeleton - Benzoquinoline - Tetralin - Quinoline - Alkaloid or derivatives - Indole or derivatives - Dihydroindole - Isoindole or derivatives - Fatty acid ester - Aralkylamine - Secondary aliphatic/aromatic amine - Benzenoid - Amino acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid ester - Cyclic ketone - Tertiary aliphatic amine - Ketone - Tertiary amine - Secondary alcohol - Organoheterocyclic compound - Azacycle - Carboxylic acid derivative - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Secondary amine - Organic oxygen compound - Amine - Alcohol - Organic oxide - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as prostaglandins and related compounds. These are unsaturated carboxylic acids consisting of a 20 carbon skeleton that also contains a five member ring, and are based upon the fatty acid arachidonic acid.