Caenorhabditis elegans DNA Visualised using AminoSee

The first complex multi-celled organism in the world to have it's entire genome sequenced. I've created a visualisation algorithm to convert DNA into PNG! I'm working on a program called AminoSee that is (eventually) going to be able to project the image below into a 3D model one day at the following URL: funk.co.nz/aminosee

The colours are based on which Amino Acid is being coded. Start / stop codons delimit the 6 pixel rhythm you can discern. This is done to boost the colour when zoomed out using an effect I call "the zooming of an interference pattern". It's like how a laser can be used to see microscopically. The source code to generate these is available free with the GPLv2 "copyleft", which means any modifications you make have to be made available to the community also free.

The image is half blank its a bug yeah I know.

Based on the DNA file:

Caenorhabditis_elegans.WBcel235.dna_sm.toplevel.fa

Caenorhabditis elegans is a free-living, transparent nematode, about 1 mm in length, that lives in temperate soil environments.
Class: Chromadorea
Scientific name: Caenorhabditis elegans
Phylum: Nematoda
Rank: Species
Higher classification: Caenorhabditis

Posted by tomachi on November 12th, 2018 filed in Science