measuring distances by amino acid composition
james.o.mcinerney at may.ie
Mon Jan 10 11:47:52 EST 2000
One of the programs in the molphy package calculates amino acid distance matrices.
There is a reference ot it on Joe Felsenstein's webpage:
I can send you a macintosh version of my program GCUA that will do this,
although it needs fasta-formatted protein-coding DNA sequences as input
(it converts to proteins and then calculates a distance matrix).
Thorsten Burmester wrote:
> Does anybody know a program that measures the metric distances of
> proteins by their amino acid compositions? Preferably one that can read
> alignment files. I don't want to do this work by hand...
> Thorsten Burmester
> thorsten at erfurt.thur.de
Dr. James O. McInerney,
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