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Help using Mega to create data file!

Joe Felsenstein joe at evolution.genetics.washington.edu
Tue Nov 16 16:39:52 EST 1999

In article <80s060$o96 at net.bio.net>,
Robert Wolfgang Rumpf  <rumpf.1 at osu.edu> wrote:
>I'm doing more Homoplasy testing, and need to use Mega to take a 
>Phylip file of a protein coding gene and reduce it to just the third 
>codon positions, and then export this new file back to Phylip.  I 
>can't figure out how to do this in Mega!  Is there an easy way, or do 
>I have to manually delete the first and second codon positions? 

Why not just use the Weights option in PHYLIP and choose weights that
look like:    001001001001001 ....

Joe Felsenstein         joe at genetics.washington.edu
 Dept. of Genetics, Univ. of Washington, Box 357360, Seattle, WA 98195-7360 USA

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