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Knez, Marija, Erick Boy. Frontiers in Nutrition, January 2023

This paper discusses the sensitivity, specificity, and responsiveness of plasma zinc (Zn) concentrations to Zn interventions; describes the biochemical and dietary basis for the causal association between Zn and fatty acid desaturases activity, FADS1 and FADS2; and discusses the influence of potential confounders and covariates on observed relationships.