Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Thia fatty acids
Straight chain fatty acids Dithiocarboxylic acid esters Carbodithioic acid esters Sulfenyl compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Thia fatty acid - Straight chain fatty acid - Dithiocarboxylic acid ester - Carbodithioic ester - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Sulfenyl compound - Dithiocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organosulfur compound - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as thia fatty acids. These are fatty acid derivatives obtained by insertion of a sulfur atom at specific positions in the chain.