Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Fatty acids and conjugates
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Medium-chain fatty acids
Amino fatty acids Piperidines Phosphonic acid esters Monosaccharides Benzene and substituted derivatives Fatty amides Organic phosphonic acids Secondary carboxylic acid amides Amino acids Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Azacyclic compounds Dialkylamines Carboxylic acids Carbonyl compounds Hydrocarbon derivatives Monoalkylamines Organic oxides Organophosphorus compounds
Aromatic heteromonocyclic compounds
Medium-chain fatty acid - Amino fatty acid - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Fatty amide - Monosaccharide - Benzenoid - Piperidine - Phosphonic acid ester - Organophosphonic acid - Organophosphonic acid derivative - Amino acid or derivatives - Amino acid - Carboxamide group - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carboxylic acid - Secondary aliphatic amine - Azacycle - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Organoheterocyclic compound - Secondary amine - Primary aliphatic amine - Organic oxygen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Amine - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Hydrocarbon derivative - Primary amine - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Organophosphorus compound - Aromatic heteromonocyclic 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.