program for phylogenic analysis ?

zharkikh at GSBS18.GS.UTH.TMC.EDU zharkikh at GSBS18.GS.UTH.TMC.EDU
Tue Oct 25 08:52:46 EST 1994


One little correction to the listing of

>                       SOME AVAILABLE PHYLOGENY PROGRAMS
>
>                             9. VOSTORG  
>
>     9. Andrey A. Zharkikh,  Andrey  Rzhetsky,  and  their  co-workers  in the
>Institute  of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of
>Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia, Ex-USSR, have produced  VOSTORG,  a  package of
>programs for alignment (both manual and automatic) and inferring phylogenies by
>distance methods and parsimony for molecular sequences.  It  runs  on  IBM PC-
>compatibles and includes some rather fancy graphics. The authors are currently
>in the U.S., not in Siberia, and their program is sold for about $250 by Exeter
>Software,  100  North  Country  Road, Setauket, NY 11733, USA.  Their telephone
>number is 1-800-842-5892; Fax (516)751-3435.  The programs are described  in  a
>paper by Zharkikh et. al. (1991).
>

VOSTORG is not distributed by Exeter Software any more due to poor 
communication between this company and Siberia. Some reduce version
of the pachage with minor improvements can be found via anonymous FTP
from gsbs18.gs.uth.tmc.edu in directory pub/zharkikh/vostorg.

Andrey Zharkikh




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