Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Steroids and steroid derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Gluco/mineralocorticoids, progestogins and derivatives 20-oxosteroids 3-oxo delta-4-steroids Delta-4-steroids Cyclohexenones Alpha-hydroxy ketones Primary alcohols Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives
Aliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
Progestogin-skeleton - 21-hydroxysteroid - Pregnane-skeleton - 20-oxosteroid - 3-oxo-delta-4-steroid - 3-oxosteroid - Oxosteroid - Delta-4-steroid - Cyclohexenone - Alpha-hydroxy ketone - Cyclic ketone - Ketone - Organic oxygen compound - Organooxygen compound - Primary alcohol - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Alcohol - Organic oxide - Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 21-hydroxysteroids. These are steroids carrying a hydroxyl group at the 21-position of the steroid backbone.