Ambiguity in RNA/DNA alignments

Mark Siddall mes at zoo.toronto.edu
Thu Dec 21 00:37:15 EST 1995

In article <carmean-2012951617520001 at creslab2.biol.sfu.ca> carmean at sfu.ca (Dave Carmean) writes:
>using equate="A=G" and equate="T=C"  one may do transversion parsimony.

Don't you think this is a little extreme?
Why not just use a variety of Sankoff matrices rather than obliterating
all of the information in transitions?


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Virginia Inst. Marine Sci.                     - Rick
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