Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Amino fatty acids Unsaturated fatty acids Straight chain fatty acids Primary carboxylic acid amides Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organonitrogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Medium-chain fatty acid - Amino fatty acid - Straight chain fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Carboxamide group - Primary carboxylic acid amide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organonitrogen compound - Carbonyl group - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxygen compound - 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.