Introduction to inferring evolutionary relationships

Page, R. D. M. (2003) Introduction to inferring evolutionary relationships. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics, 6.1.1-6.1.13. (doi: 10.1002/0471250953.bi0601s00) (PMID:18428703)

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This unit provides a general introduction to phylogeny. It defines common terms and discusses the issue of rooting trees, in addition to comparing gene and species trees. Methods for inferring phylogenies, such as distance methods, parsimony methods, and maximum likelihood are also presented. The unit concludes with discussion of how to assess tree confidence.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Page, Professor Roderic
Authors: Page, R. D. M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Biodiversity, One Health & Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Current Protocols in Bioinformatics
ISSN (Online):1934-340X
Published Online:01 February 2003

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