Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Steroids and steroid derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
3-carboxy-20-oxosteroid - 20-oxosteroid - Androstane-skeleton - Oxosteroid - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Benzenoid - Ketone - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organooxygen compound - Aromatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 3-carboxy-20-oxosteroids. These are steroid compounds that carry a carboxyl group and a C=O group at the C3- and C20-positions of the steroid backbone, respectively.