Fast Tree: Computing Large Minimum-Evolution Trees with Profiles instead of a Distance Matrix

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N. Price, Morgan;
(2009)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Life Sciences | Engineering | Earth Sciences | minimum evolution, neighbor joining, large phylogenies

Gene families are growing rapidly, but standard methods for inferring phylogenies do not scale to alignments with over 10,000 sequences. We present FastTree, a method for constructing large phylogenies and for estimating their reliability. Instead of storing a distance... View more
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