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In a genetic engineering experiment, a mad-scientist character in the short story I'm writing will replace the human gene for melanin with the plant gene for chrlorophyl in an single-cell human embryo. His goal is to "create" a person with a tendency to develop green skin when exposed to sunlight. Is such a thing at least theoretically possible? I want some technical language to use in the scene when he does the experiment--chemicals, processes, equipment. I'd appreciate some informed advice and will give credit in the text to anyone who assists me when the story gets published. Thanks, Patrick Bishop.
Re: Genetic engineering--replacing melanin with chlorophyl
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