Mapping information to the Genetic Code

Table of potential mappings of codons to image, colour and musical notation. 

Initially, attempts were made to map according to defined features of the amino acids, so that some notion of parity could be ascertained.

After a few failed attempts, it became apparent that it would prove equally productive to map the codons according to how fabulous they are (This heterotopia is of course borrowed from Michel Foucault and Jorges Luis Borges in turn (Borges, 1993; Foucault, 2005, p. xvi).

 

In the end, I managed to convince my scientific collaborator to heretically describe the characteristics of amino acids in more anthropomorphic terminology.