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Table 3 Comparison of the DNA encryption algorithms

From: DNA-based watermarks using the DNA-Crypt algorithm

algorithm organism affect error detection error correction binary encryption utilization
Clelland et al. - - - - - - 20
Gehani et al. - - - - - - -
Leier et al. - - - - + - ≤ 9
Wong et al. + + + + - - 20
Arita et al. + - + - - - ≤ 5
DNA-Crypt + - + + + + 8
  1. organism: the use of this algorithm in living organisms;
  2. affect: observation that the algorithm exerts an effect on the organims;
  3. error detection/correction: the algorithm shows an error detection/correction function;
  4. binary: binary information can be encoded;
  5. encryption: the use of binary encryption algorithm like AES or RSA;
  6. utilization: storage utilization in a 100 bp DNA sequence;
  7. - = negative;
  8. + = positive;