Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Other hydroxyeicosapolyenoic acids 2-monoacylglycerols 1-monoacylglycerols Fatty acid esters Secondary alcohols Carboxylic acid esters 1,2-diols Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Primary alcohols Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
2-arachidonoylglycerol-skeleton - Hydroxyeicosapolyenoic acid - Eicosanoid - 1-acyl-sn-glycerol - 2-acyl-sn-glycerol - Monoradylglycerol - Monoacylglycerol - Glycerolipid - Fatty acid ester - Fatty acyl - 1,2-diol - Carboxylic acid ester - Secondary alcohol - Carboxylic acid derivative - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Alcohol - Primary alcohol - Organooxygen compound - 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.