Lignans, neolignans and related compounds
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aromatic heteromonocyclic compounds
9,9p-epoxylignan - Benzenoid - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Oxolane - Oxacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Ether - Dialkyl ether - Organic oxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Aromatic heteromonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 9,9'-epoxylignans. These are lignans with a structure based on the 9,9'-epoxylignan skeleton, which consists of a tetrahydrofuran that carries two benzyl groups at the 3- and 4-positions. Additionally they are oxygenated at the 2-position to form dibenzylbutyrolactones (oxo group) or a dibenzylbutyrolactols (hydroxyl group).