Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Straight chain fatty acids
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Straight chain fatty acid - Amino acid or derivatives - Amino acid - Hemiaminal - Aminal - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Secondary amine - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic nitrogen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Primary amine - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Amine - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as straight chain fatty acids. These are fatty acids with a straight aliphatic chain.