Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Diterpenoids Medium-chain fatty acids Methyl-branched fatty acids Hydroxy fatty acids Unsaturated fatty acids Secondary alcohols Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic homomonocyclic compounds
Retinoic acid - Diterpenoid - Retinoid skeleton - Medium-chain fatty acid - Branched fatty acid - Hydroxy fatty acid - Methyl-branched fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Fatty acyl - Fatty acid - Secondary alcohol - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Alcohol - 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.