DNA visualisation

A three-dimensional projection of a plot of DNA in four-dimensional space. Each nucleotide A, C, G and T is a step in one dimension.

The first 1,000,000 nucleotides of the Human chromosome 1

To select a new region:

  • The first variable is the offset in the chromosome
  • The second variable is the number of nucleotides to be rendered
  • The third option is the step size; increase to speed up the rendering
  • Hit 'Go' to activate the new options


  • Hold the mouse button down and move the mouse to rotate
  • Hit ↑ to zoom in.
  • Hit ↓ to zoom out.