In article <6aerio$11d at net.bio.net>, <newsmgr at merrimack.edu> wrote:
[Arthur Chung wrote]
> I have some aligned amino acid sequences of a receptor from several
>invertebrates. I would like to use these sequences to build a
>phylogenetic tree. I download the Phylip 3.5 version from internet. I
>want to know how to use the programs in Phylip to build the trees from
>maximum parsimony method and how to do the bootstrapping. Can I find the
>related information in the internet?
Make sure you get, in addition to any executables of PHYLIP, its
Documentation and Sources archive (available at the PHYLIP web site as
are the others). These will answer your questions. If you get PHYLIP
without the documentation, of course you will have problems.
Joe Felsenstein joe at genetics.washington.edu
Dept. of Genetics, Univ. of Washington, Box 357360, Seattle, WA 98195-7360 USA