How can I create an identicon (a visual representation) of a DNA sequence?


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Sequenticon is a Python library for generating identicons for DNA sequences. For instance, the sequence ATGGTGCA gets converted into the following icon:


A web interface is also provided at EGF CUBA (Collection of Useful Biological Apps): Render Sequenticons

Disclaimer: I'm the current maintainer of Sequenticon

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    $\begingroup$ Hey Peter, like WOW, what a post! and what an answer ... thank you. In case anyone is wondering this has REAL potential. Personally I think there needs to be further development, but like its VERY cool. $\endgroup$
    – M__
    Nov 28, 2020 at 14:49

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