• carbon
  • Plants synthesize carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water through photosynthesis, allowing them to store energy absorbed from sunlight internally. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • To define more clearly the factors involved in carbohydrate metabolism in uremia, we studied blood glucose, plasma insulin, and plasma growth hormone responses after the intravenous injections of 25 g of glucose in 17 uremic patients and compared the results with those in 14 normal subjects and 16 patients with maturity-onset diabetes mellitus. (annals.org)