Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Hexoses O-glycosyl compounds Fatty acid esters Oxanes Secondary alcohols Carboxylic acid esters Polyols Oxacyclic compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Acetals Primary alcohols Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds
Glycosylglycerol - Hexose monosaccharide - Glycosyl compound - O-glycosyl compound - Fatty acid ester - Fatty acyl - Oxane - Monosaccharide - Secondary alcohol - Carboxylic acid ester - Organoheterocyclic compound - Polyol - Carboxylic acid derivative - Oxacycle - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Acetal - Primary alcohol - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Alcohol - Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as glycosylglycerols. These are glycerolipids structurally characterized by the presence of one or more sugar residues attached to glycerol via a glycosidic linkage.