Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Aliphatic homomonocyclic compounds
Retinoid ester - Diterpenoid - Fatty acid ester - Fatty acyl - Alpha,beta-unsaturated carboxylic ester - Enoate ester - Carboxylic acid ester - Fluoroalkene - Haloalkene - Vinyl halide - Vinyl fluoride - Carboxylic acid derivative - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organohalogen compound - Organofluoride - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Aliphatic homomonocyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as retinoid esters. These are ester derivatives of retinoic acid. These are obtained by formal condensation of the hydroxy group of retinol with the carboxy group of any carboxylic acid.