Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Medium-chain fatty acid - Halogenated fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Acyl halide - Acyl iodide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Organohalogen compound - Organoiodide - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - 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.