Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Steroids and steroid derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
21-hydroxysteroid - 20-oxosteroid - Androgen-skeleton - Androstane-skeleton - 3-oxosteroid - Oxosteroid - Cyclohexenone - Alpha-hydroxy ketone - Cyclic ketone - Ketone - Primary alcohol - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Alcohol - Organooxygen compound - 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.