SUMAC: Constructing Phylogenetic Supermatrices and Assessing Partially Decisive Taxon Coverage
作者: William A. Freyman
刊名: Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 2015, Vol.11
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.4137/EBO.S35384
原始语种摘要: The amount of phylogenetically informative sequence data in GenBank is growing at an exponential rate, and large phylogenetic trees are increasingly used in research. Tools are needed to construct phylogenetic sequence matrices from GenBank data and evaluate the effect of missing data. Supermatrix Constructor (SUMAC) is a tool to data-mine GenBank, construct phylogenetic supermatrices, and assess the phylogenetic decisiveness of a matrix given the pattern of missing sequence data. SUMAC calculates a novel metric, Missing Sequence Decisiveness Scores (MSDS), which measures how much each individual missing sequence contributes to the decisiveness of the matrix. MSDS can be used to compare supermatrices and prioritize the acquisition of new sequence data. SUMAC constructs supermatrices...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • missing 失去的
  • phylogenetic 门的
  • homologous 同结构型的
  • sequence 次序
  • construct 建设
  • available 可供应的
  • evaluate 求...的值
  • taxonomic 分类学的
  • targeted 对准目标的
  • within 在以内