Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Sesquiterpenoids Fatty alcohols Beta hydroxy acids and derivatives Branched fatty acids Fatty acid esters Short-chain hydroxy acids and derivatives Hydroxy fatty acids Alpha-branched alpha,beta-unsaturated ketones Alpha hydroxy acids and derivatives Dicarboxylic acids and derivatives Monosaccharides Enones Enoate esters Acryloyl compounds 1,2-diols Ketones Secondary alcohols Carboxylic acids Hydrocarbon derivatives Organic oxides Primary alcohols
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
2-arachidonoylglycerol-skeleton - Sesquiterpenoid - Farsesane sesquiterpenoid - Fatty alcohol - Beta-hydroxy acid - Branched fatty acid - Fatty acid ester - Hydroxy fatty acid - Short-chain hydroxy acid - Fatty acyl - Alpha-branched alpha,beta-unsaturated-ketone - Alpha-hydroxy acid - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Hydroxy acid - Monosaccharide - Alpha,beta-unsaturated ketone - Alpha,beta-unsaturated carboxylic ester - Enoate ester - Acryloyl-group - Enone - Secondary alcohol - Carboxylic acid ester - 1,2-diol - Ketone - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Polyol - Alcohol - Organic oxygen compound - Primary alcohol - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - 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.