Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Medium-chain fatty acid - Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives - Meta-dioxole - Oxolane - Oxetene - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Oxirane - Oxacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Aliphatic heteropolycyclic 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.