Protein Music Samples
All of the music samples listed below were produced from protein and DNA sequences, using music software from Algorithmic Arts
Click on protein names below for information on the protein.
Sequence information from Swiss-Prot.
Click here for a list of protein image sources.
Protein Information Audio Files 8:15 MP3
7:42 MP3 5:10 MP3 4:52 MP3 3:50 MP3 4:20 MP3 7:53 MP3 6:54 MP3 8:00 MP3 4:46. MP3 4:50 MP3 4:15. MP3 10:46 MP3 11:19 MP3 6:39 MIDI
7:33 MP3 5:47 MIDI
5:43 MP3 6:28 MIDI
Pieces from the Life Music CD 3:34 MIDI
5:03 6:36. MP3 Pieces by John Dunn from the Life Music CD. 5:42 MP3 7:13 MP3 13:56 MP3 In each piece above, pitch is determined by amino acid identity. The structural features of the protein are emphasized by choosing instrumentation according to protein folding pattern, with different instruments representing regions of alpha-helix, beta-strands and turns. In some pieces, different instruments may identify functional domains of the protein.
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