Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Amino fatty acids Carboxylic acid salts Amino acids Organic alkali metal salts Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organic zwitterions Organic oxides Monoalkylamines Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Medium-chain fatty acid - Amino fatty acid - Amino acid or derivatives - Carboxylic acid salt - Amino acid - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic alkali metal salt - Primary amine - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Primary aliphatic amine - Amine - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic zwitterion - Organic salt - Organic oxygen compound - Aliphatic acyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as medium-chain fatty acids. These are fatty acids with an aliphatic tail that contains between 4 and 12 carbon atoms.