Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Branched fatty acids
Methyl-branched fatty acids
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Methyl-branched fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as methyl-branched fatty acids. These are fatty acids with an acyl chain that has a methyl branch. Usually, they are saturated and contain only one or more methyl group. However, branches other than methyl may be present.