Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
2-arachidonoylglycerol-skeleton - 2-acyl-sn-glycerol - Monoradylglycerol - Monoacylglycerol - Glycerolipid - Fatty acid ester - Fatty acyl - Carboxylic acid ester - Carboxylic acid derivative - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Primary alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organooxygen compound - Alcohol - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as endocannabinoids. These are arachidonic acid derivatives containing either an N-acetylethanolamine(type 1) or a glycerol(types 2 and 3) moiety attached to the aliphatic tail.