Lipids and lipid-like molecules
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Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Monoalkylglycerophosphoethanolamine - Phosphoethanolamine - Glycerol ether - Dialkyl phosphate - Organic phosphoric acid derivative - Phosphoric acid ester - Alkyl phosphate - Secondary alcohol - Dialkyl ether - Ether - Organic nitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Primary aliphatic amine - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Amine - Primary amine - Alcohol - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as monoalkylglycerophosphoethanolamines. These are glycerophosphoethanolamines that carry exactly one alkyl chain attached to the glycerol moiety through a ether linkage.