Jukes-Cantor Model Transition Probability applet

One sequence of length 500 (50 sites/row, 10 rows) starts either with all A or no A at time 0.

Use the slider to see the sequence at different times.

If a site never experiences any substitution, its A will remain magenta, so a black A means that the original A has changed to something else and then back again.

Uncheck the box to start with a sequence containing only C, G, and T. Regardless of the starting state, the proportion of A approaches 1/4 given a sufficient number of substitutions.


This applet makes use of the excellent d3js javascript library. Please see the GitHub site for details about licensing of other libraries that may have been used in the source code for this applet.


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