Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Prostaglandins and related compounds
N-acyl amines Benzene and substituted derivatives 1,2-dioxanes 1,2-dioxolanes Secondary carboxylic acid amides Secondary alcohols Dialkyl peroxides Oxacyclic compounds Organonitrogen compounds Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Prostaglandin skeleton - Ortho-dioxane - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Benzenoid - Fatty amide - N-acyl-amine - Ortho-dioxolane - Carboxamide group - Dialkyl peroxide - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Secondary alcohol - Oxacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic nitrogen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Organic oxide - Alcohol - Organic oxygen compound - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as prostaglandins and related compounds. These are unsaturated carboxylic acids consisting of a 20 carbon skeleton that also contains a five member ring, and are based upon the fatty acid arachidonic acid.