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Phylogeny and Reconstructing Phylogenetic Trees

        

Phylogeny and Reconstructing Phylogenetic Trees

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A java application that lets you investigate the problem of creating a phylgenetic tree. there is some explanation of the problem of drawing phylogenetic trees and a couple of versions of the applet. The applets let you randomly generate trees and also let you infer a phylogenetic tree with a couple of different methods. Number of species, mutation rate and the method for calculating the distance matrix can all be varied.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: May 09, 2002
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 07, 2012
Author:
Send email to djoyce@clarku.edu
Submitter: Jeff Bell

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Java
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure

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