Does skin vitamin D production makes us photosynthetic?

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Alan Alderson  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
As I understand it our skin can make Vitamin D from cholesterol and sunshine. Does this mean that we photosynthesise?

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Freddie Alderson
Gibraltar


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