Is photosynthesis possible in humans?

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Is photosynthesis possible in humans?
 

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Hootenanny
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Suyog said:
Is photosynthesis possible in humans?
Do human cells have chloroplasts or photosynthetic pigments?
 
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Perhaps, but you would need to modify our genome to accomplish that.
I wouldn't put it past genetic engineers to attempt inserting genes that allow photosynthesis to animals someday.
 
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I'll be the first to volunteer.
 
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The rest of us will be green with envy...

Can you imagine the problems with glucose, carbon dioxide, and oxygen levels the skin cells ungergoing photosynthesis?
 

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