Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Medium-chain fatty acid - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - 1,2-aminoalcohol - Tertiary aliphatic amine - Tertiary amine - Alkanolamine - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Organic nitrogen compound - Primary alcohol - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organopnictogen compound - Carbonyl group - Amine - Organic oxygen compound - Alcohol - 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.