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Compound Summary for: CID 379

octanoic acid

Also known as: caprylic acid; n-octanoic acid; n-caprylic acid; Octylic acid; n-octylic acid; octoic acid; n-Octoic acid; neo-fat 8
Molecular Formula: C8H16O2   Molecular Weight: 144.21144   InChIKey: WWZKQHOCKIZLMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Caprylic acid is the common name for the eight-carbon straight chain fatty acid known by the systematic name octanoic acid. It is found naturally in coconuts and breast milk. It is an oily liquid with a slightly unpleasant rancid-like smell that is minimally soluble in water.   From: DrugBank
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