N-decanoic acid

n-decanoic acid --> n-capric acid

CH3(CH2)8COOH;a fatty acid found among the hydrolysis products of fat in goat's milk, cow's milk, and other substances.

Compare: n-caproic acid, caprylic acid.

Synonym: n-decanoic acid.

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