Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Fatty aldehyde - Alpha-hydrogen aldehyde - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Aldehyde - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty aldehydes. These are long chain aldehydes with a chain of at least 12 carbon atoms.