Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Heterocyclic fatty acids Amino fatty acids Tetrathianes Organic disulfides Amino acids Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organic oxides Monoalkylamines Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aliphatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Medium-chain fatty acid - Amino fatty acid - Heterocyclic fatty acid - 1,2,4,5-tetrathiane - Amino acid or derivatives - Amino acid - Organic disulfide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organoheterocyclic compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic nitrogen compound - Primary aliphatic amine - Organic oxide - Amine - Carbonyl group - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Primary amine - 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.