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CHEBI:30813 - decanoic acid

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ChEBI Name decanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30813
Definition A C10, straight-chain saturated fatty acid.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:41906, CHEBI:23572, CHEBI:4347
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Formula C10H20O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 172.265
Monoisotopic Mass 172.146
InChI InChI=1S/C10H20O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10(11)12/h2-9H2,1H3,(H,11,12)
InChIKey GHVNFZFCNZKVNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C(CCCCCC)CCC(=O)O
Metabolite of Species Details
Cistus creticus (NCBI:191224) See: DOI
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (NCBI:3055) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): algal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in algae including unicellular organisms like chlorella and diatoms to multicellular organisms like giant kelps and brown algae.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
antibacterial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
volatile oil component
Any metabolite that is found naturally as a component of a volatile oil.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
Application(s): anti-inflammatory agent
Any compound that has anti-inflammatory effects.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) has parent hydride decane (CHEBI:41808)
decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) has role anti-inflammatory agent (CHEBI:67079)
decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) has role antibacterial agent (CHEBI:33282)
decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) has role volatile oil component (CHEBI:27311)
decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) is a medium-chain fatty acid (CHEBI:59554)
decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) is a straight-chain saturated fatty acid (CHEBI:39418)
decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813) is conjugate acid of decanoate (CHEBI:27689)
Incoming (3S,4S)-3-hydroxy-4-methyldecanoic acid (CHEBI:71005) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
(9R)-9-hydroxydecanoic acid (CHEBI:78951) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
(R)-3-hydroxydecanoyl-CoA (CHEBI:74405) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
(S)-3-hydroxydecanoic acid (CHEBI:37371) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
(S)-3-hydroxydecanoyl-CoA (CHEBI:28325) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
1-O-(α-D-galactopyranosyl)-N-decanoylphytosphingosine (CHEBI:84160) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
10-hydroxycapric acid (CHEBI:17409) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
10-oxocapric acid (CHEBI:17130) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
2-hydroxydecanoic acid (CHEBI:133172) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
3-hydroxydecanoic acid (CHEBI:132983) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
3-oxodecanoic acid (CHEBI:37157) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
N-(decanoyl)ethanolamine (CHEBI:85301) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
N-capryl-1-palmitoyl-2-linoleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine (CHEBI:85796) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
N-decanoylglycine (CHEBI:74430) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
N-decanoylsphingosine (CHEBI:72955) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
N-decanoylsphingosine 1-phosphate (CHEBI:73147) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
S-decanoyl-4ʼ-phosphopantetheine (CHEBI:132313) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
decanamide (CHEBI:38833) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
decanoate ester (CHEBI:87658) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
decanoyl-CoA (CHEBI:28493) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
decanoylcholine (CHEBI:74107) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
perfluorodecanoic acid (CHEBI:35546) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
pescaprein XXIV (CHEBI:67854) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
pescaprein XXVI (CHEBI:67856) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
propyl decanoate (CHEBI:86973) has functional parent decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
decanoate (CHEBI:27689) is conjugate base of decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
decanoyl group (CHEBI:23574) is substituent group from decanoic acid (CHEBI:30813)
IUPAC Name
decanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
1-nonanecarboxylic acid ChemIDplus
10:0 ChEBI
C10:0 ChEBI
capric acid ChEBI
caprinic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
CH3‒[CH2]8‒COOH IUPAC
Decanoate KEGG COMPOUND
Decanoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
DECANOIC ACID PDBeChem
decoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
Decylic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Dekansäure ChEBI
Kaprinsäure ChEBI
n-Capric acid KEGG COMPOUND
n-decanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
n-decoic acid ChemIDplus
n-decylic acid ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C00001213 KNApSAcK
C01571 KEGG COMPOUND
CPD-3617 MetaCyc
DB03600 DrugBank
DKA PDBeChem
ECMDB21204 ECMDB
HMDB00511 HMDB
LMFA01010010 LIPID MAPS
YMDB00677 YMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1754556 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
334-48-5 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
334-48-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
334-48-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
69184 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
19168249 PubMed citation Europe PMC
20661498 PubMed citation Europe PMC
24284257 PubMed citation Europe PMC
24357269 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
26 August 2016
General Comment
2011-03-29 Capric acid, together with caproic (C6) and caprylic (C8) acids, constitutes 15% of goat milk fat (L. caper = goat). It has antimicrobial activity, and can be used in the production of iron oxide nanoparticles.