Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Fatty alcohol - Medium-chain aldehyde - Acyloin - Beta-hydroxy aldehyde - Alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehyde - Alpha-hydroxy ketone - Enal - Ketone - Secondary alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Aldehyde - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Alcohol - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty alcohols. These are aliphatic alcohols consisting of a chain of a least six carbon atoms.