Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Prostaglandins and related compounds
Long-chain fatty acids Hydroperoxy fatty acids Heterocyclic fatty acids Unsaturated fatty acids 1,2-dioxanes Allylic hydroperoxides 1,2-dioxolanes Dialkyl peroxides Peroxols Oxacyclic compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Alkyl hydroperoxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Prostaglandin skeleton - Long-chain fatty acid - Hydroperoxy fatty acid - Heterocyclic fatty acid - Ortho-dioxane - Fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Allylic hydroperoxide - Ortho-dioxolane - Dialkyl peroxide - Hydroperoxide - Alkyl hydroperoxide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Oxacycle - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organoheterocyclic compound - Peroxol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as prostaglandins and related compounds. These are unsaturated carboxylic acids consisting of a 20 carbon skeleton that also contains a five member ring, and are based upon the fatty acid arachidonic acid.