Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Diterpenoids Medium-chain fatty acids Methyl-branched fatty acids Halogenated fatty acids Unsaturated fatty acids Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organofluorides Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Alkyl fluorides
Aliphatic homomonocyclic compounds
Retinoic acid - Diterpenoid - Retinoid skeleton - Medium-chain fatty acid - Branched fatty acid - Halogenated fatty acid - Methyl-branched fatty acid - Fatty acyl - Fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Alkyl halide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Alkyl fluoride - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organohalogen compound - Organofluoride - Organooxygen compound - Aliphatic homomonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as retinoids. These are oxygenated derivatives of 3,7-dimethyl-1-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohex-1-enyl)nona-1,3,5,7-tetraene and derivatives thereof.