The double helix of DNA, the genetic blueprint for life. Color and orientation vary across platforms, but positioned at a 45° angle and in multiple, bright colors to represent the molecule’s spiraling, ladder-like structure.
May be used for various content concerning biology, genetics, and science more generally. May also be used for various content concerning literal or figurative life and evolution.
📅 DNA was approved as part of Unicode 11.0 in 2018
under the name “DNA Double Helix”
and added to Emoji 11.0 in 2018.