Bootstrap

Sergio Pena spena at africanet.com.br
Sat May 9 22:04:39 EST 1998


We have been studying Trypanosoma cruzi using RAPD and DNA
fingerprinting. We use the distance metric (1-S) where S is the
proportion of shared bands between any two strains. With these data we
build a distance matrix and use UPGMA to get a tree. We have not found
any program that will do a bootstrap on this distance matrix data. Can
anybody suggest one?

Many thanks,

S.Pena
Department of Biochemistry
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Av. Afonso Pena 3111/9
Belo Horizonte, Brazil 30130-909
Tel: (+5531) 227-3496
Fax: (+5531) 227-3792
Email: spena at dcc.ufmg.br





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