Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Steroids and steroid derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Gluco/mineralocorticoids, progestogins and derivatives 3-oxo delta-1,4-steroids 17-hydroxysteroids 11-oxosteroids Delta-1,4-steroids Tertiary alcohols Secondary alcohols Cyclic ketones Cyclic alcohols and derivatives Primary alcohols Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives
Aliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
Progestogin-skeleton - 21-hydroxysteroid - Pregnane-skeleton - 3-oxo-delta-1,4-steroid - 3-oxosteroid - 11-oxosteroid - Oxosteroid - 17-hydroxysteroid - Delta-1,4-steroid - Cyclic alcohol - Tertiary alcohol - Ketone - Secondary alcohol - Cyclic ketone - Primary alcohol - Alcohol - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 21-hydroxysteroids. These are steroids carrying a hydroxyl group at the 21-position of the steroid backbone.