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.
🚩 New in 2018: requires updated software.