Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Aromatic homomonocyclic compounds
Medium-chain fatty acid - Amino fatty acid - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Benzenoid - Oxime ether - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic nitrogen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Aromatic homomonocyclic 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.