Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Steroids and steroid derivatives
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Aromatic homopolycyclic compounds
12-alpha-hydroxysteroid - Hydrophenanthrene - Phenanthrene - Tetralin - Anisole - Phenol ether - Aralkylamine - Alkyl aryl ether - 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid - Phenol - Benzenoid - Secondary alcohol - 1,2-diol - Ether - Polyol - Primary amine - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Primary aliphatic amine - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Amine - Hydrocarbon derivative - Alcohol - Aromatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 12-alpha-hydroxysteroids. These are hydroxysteroids carrying a alpha-hydroxyl group at the 12-position.