Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Dialkylglycero-3-phosphocholine - Phosphocholine - Choline - Dialkyl phosphate - Glycerol ether - Organic phosphoric acid derivative - Phosphoric acid ester - Alkyl phosphate - Tetraalkylammonium salt - Quaternary ammonium salt - Dialkyl ether - Ether - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organic oxide - Amine - Organic oxygen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic cation - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as dialkylglycerol-3-phosphocholines. These are glycerophosphocholines in which the glycerol moiety is bonded to two aliphatic (saturated or unsaturated) chains through ether linkages.