Capric acid

saturated fatty acid

Capric acid (also called decanoic acid or decylic acid) is a type of saturated fatty acid. Its carbon chain is 10 carbon atoms long.[1] It is commonly found in dairy. As the name suggests, it is commonly found in goat products like goat milk and goat cheese.[2]

Chemical structure
Ball and stick model

ReferencesEdit

  1. "CAPRIC ACID (n-DECANOIC ACID)". www.chemicalland21.com. Retrieved 2021-07-03.
  2. Anonymous (2017-06-23). "Dairy Goat Milk Composition". DRINC. Retrieved 2021-07-03.