Capric acid

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Chemical structure
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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]

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