Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Halogenated fatty acids Organoarsinous acids Trivalent organic arsenic compounds Oxygen-containing organoarsenic compounds Organic metalloid salts Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Carboxylic acids Organofluorides Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds Alkyl fluorides
Aliphatic acyclic compounds
Medium-chain fatty acid - Halogenated fatty acid - Organoarsinous acid - Trivalent organic arsenic compound - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organic metalloid salt - Oxygen-containing organoarsenic compound - Organofluoride - Organoarsenic compound - Organic metalloid moeity - Organohalogen compound - Alkyl halide - Organic oxygen compound - Alkyl fluoride - Organooxygen compound - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - 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.