Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Hydroxy fatty acids
Amino fatty acids Straight chain fatty acids Trialkylamines Amino acids 1,2-aminoalcohols Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Dialkyl ethers Carboxylic acids Primary alcohols Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Amino fatty acid - Hydroxy fatty acid - Straight chain fatty acid - Amino acid or derivatives - Amino acid - 1,2-aminoalcohol - Tertiary aliphatic amine - Tertiary amine - Alkanolamine - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Dialkyl ether - Ether - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Amine - Alcohol - Organic oxide - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Primary alcohol - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as hydroxy fatty acids. These are fatty acids in which the chain bears a hydroxyl group.