Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acids Glutamine and derivatives Long-chain fatty acids N-acyl-alpha amino acids and derivatives Alpha amino acid amides Cysteine and derivatives Alpha amino acids Thia fatty acids Hydroxy fatty acids Unsaturated fatty acids N-acyl amines Dicarboxylic acids and derivatives Secondary carboxylic acid amides Secondary alcohols Amino acids Ketones Sulfenyl compounds Carboxylic acids Dialkylthioethers Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Monoalkylamines
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Leukotriene - Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid - Glutamine or derivatives - Long-chain fatty acid - N-acyl-alpha amino acid or derivatives - Alpha-amino acid amide - Cysteine or derivatives - Alpha-amino acid - N-substituted-alpha-amino acid - Alpha-amino acid or derivatives - Hydroxy fatty acid - Thia fatty acid - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Fatty amide - Fatty acid - N-acyl-amine - Unsaturated fatty acid - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Secondary alcohol - Amino acid - Amino acid or derivatives - Ketone - Carboxamide group - Thioether - Sulfenyl compound - Dialkylthioether - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Organooxygen compound - Alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic nitrogen compound - Carbonyl group - Primary aliphatic amine - Amine - Organic oxygen compound - Organosulfur compound - Primary amine - Organic oxide - Organonitrogen compound - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as leukotrienes. These are eicosanoids containing a hydroxyl group attached to the aliphatic chain of an arachidonic acid. Leukotrienes have four double bonds, three (and only three) of which are conjugated.