Karen Teff

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Karen Teff
Residence Pennsylvania
Fields Biologist, Geneticist
Institutions Monell Chemical Senses Center
Alma mater McGill University
Known for Effects of fructose on triglycerides in women

Dr. Karen Teff is a biologist and geneticist.

She is most notable for a paper on the effects of fructose on triglycerides in women.[1] She is also known for a paper concerning the effects of carbohydrate-heavy breakfasts on satiety.[2]

She is currently working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center.


  1. ^ Teff, Karen L.; Elliot, Sharon (2004), Dietary Fructose Reduces Circulating Insulin and Leptin, Attenuates Postprandial Suppression of Ghrelin, and Increases Triglycerides in Women, UC Davis: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 
  2. ^ Teff, Karen L.; Young, S. N. (1989), The effect of protein or carbohydrate breakfasts on subsequent plasma amino acid levels, satiety and nutrient selection in normal males., McGill University, Canada: Pharmacol. Biology Behav., PMID 2623036