Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Monoalkylglycerol - Glycerol ether - Ether - Dialkyl ether - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Primary alcohol - Organooxygen compound - Alcohol - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as monoalkylglycerols. These are glycerolipids containing exactly one aliphatic chain linked to the glycerol moiety. This chain is the only one linked to the glycerol.