amino acid vs. nucleotide based phylogeny

François Coulier coulier at marseille.inserm.fr
Tue Nov 5 19:08:16 EST 2002


Olga Belenkiy a écrit:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I am looking for the material (books, papers) that review and discuss 
> advantages and disadvantages of using protein or nucleic sequence data 
> for phylogenetic reconstruction.
> 
> Thanks ahead.
> 
> Olga.
> 

Have a look at Simmons et al., 2002, Cladistics vol 18, pp200-206 and 
Simmons et al., 2002, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution vol 24, pp78-90.

In these papers, Simmons advocates the use of nucleotides.

François

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