Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Long-chain fatty acids
Straight chain fatty acids Carboxylic acid salts Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Primary alcohols Organosulfur compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Organic cations
Long-chain fatty acid - Straight chain fatty acid - Carboxylic acid salt - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Alcohol - Carbonyl group - Organosulfur compound - Organooxygen compound - Primary alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Organic cation - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as long-chain fatty acids. These are fatty acids with an aliphatic tail that contains between 13 and 21 carbon atoms.