Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Halogenated fatty acids Branched fatty acids Unsaturated fatty acids Alpha-halocarboxylic acids Vinyl iodides Nitriles Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Iodoalkenes Carboxylic acids Acyl iodides Organopnictogen compounds Organoiodides Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Medium-chain fatty acid - Branched fatty acid - Halogenated fatty acid - Unsaturated fatty acid - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid - Alpha-halocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Acyl halide - Acyl iodide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Carbonitrile - Nitrile - Vinyl halide - Vinyl iodide - Iodoalkene - Haloalkene - Organopnictogen compound - Carbonyl group - Organohalogen compound - Organoiodide - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic nitrogen compound - Organic oxide - 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.