Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Selenoester - Carboselenoic acid or derivatives - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as selenoesters. These are analogues of esters where an oxygen atom is replaced by a selenium atom. They generally have the formula RC(=O)SeR' or RC(=Se)OR'.