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Table 1 Summary of the six sonification algorithms and their properties

From: An auditory display tool for DNA sequence analysis

Algorithm DNA motif size Step range (notes) Number of audio frames (instruments) Silence on STOP codon Restart on START codon Sonify occurrence of STOP/START
Reading frame codons 3 bp 20 3 optional optional
Protein sequence 3 bp 20 1 no optional
Tri-nucleotides 3 bp 64 1 no optional
Di-nucleotide pairs 2 bp 16 2 no no
Di-nucleotides 2 bp 16 1 no no
Mono-nucleotides 1 bp 4 1 no no