Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Prostaglandins and related compounds
Long-chain fatty acids Hydroxy fatty acids Heterocyclic fatty acids 1,3-dioxepanes Unsaturated fatty acids Carbonic acid diesters 1,3-dioxanes Secondary alcohols Oxacyclic compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Prostaglandin skeleton - Long-chain fatty acid - 1,3-dioxepane - Dioxepane - Heterocyclic fatty acid - Hydroxy fatty acid - Meta-dioxane - Carbonic acid diester - Fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Secondary alcohol - Carbonic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Oxacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Alcohol - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - 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.