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The Phylogenetic Handbook

By Philippe Lemey

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The Phylogenetic Handbook is a broad, hands on guide to theory and practice of nucleotide and protein phylogenetic analysis. This second edition includes six new chapters, covering topics such as Bayesian inference, tree topology testing and the impact of recombination on phylogenies, as well as a detailed section on molecular adaptation. The book has a stronger focus on hypothesis testing than the previous edition, with more extensive discussions on recombination analysis, detecting molecular adaptation and genealogy-based population genetics. Many chapters include elaborate practical sections, which have been updated to introduce the reader to the most recent versions of sequence analysis and phylogeny software, including BLAST, FastA, Clustal, T-coffee, Muscle, DAMBE, Tree-puzzle, Phylip, MEGA, PAUP*, IQPNNI, CONSEL, ModelTest, Prottest, PAML, HYPHY, MrBayes, BEAST, LAMARC, SplitsTree, and RDP. Many analysis tools are described by their original authors, resulting in clear explanations that constitute an ideal teaching guide for advanced-level undergraduate and graduate students.

Subject: Biological Sciences & Nutrition -> Biology -> Genetics

The Phylogenetic Handbook
A Practical Approach to Phylogenetic Analysis and Hypothesis Testing
2nd edition
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 3/26/09
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 051173851X
ISBN 13: 9780511738517
Print ISBN: 9780521730716

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