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Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution
Toward an insect evolution resolution Insects are the most diverse group of animals, with the largest number of species. However, many of the evolutionary relationships between insect species haveExpand
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Whole-genome analyses resolve early branches in the tree of life of modern birds
To better determine the history of modern birds, we performed a genome-scale phylogenetic analysis of 48 species representing all orders of Neoaves using phylogenomic methods created to handleExpand
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ExaBayes: Massively Parallel Bayesian Tree Inference for the Whole-Genome Era
Modern sequencing technology now allows biologists to collect the entirety of molecular evidence for reconstructing evolutionary trees. We introduce a novel, user-friendly software package engineeredExpand
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Pruning Rogue Taxa Improves Phylogenetic Accuracy: An Efficient Algorithm and Webservice
Abstract The presence of rogue taxa (rogues) in a set of trees can frequently have a negative impact on the results of a bootstrap analysis (e.g., the overall support in consensus trees). WeExpand
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ExaML version 3: a tool for phylogenomic analyses on supercomputers
Motivation: Phylogenies are increasingly used in all fields of medical and biological research. Because of the next generation sequencing revolution, datasets used for conducting phylogeneticExpand
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RAxML-Light: a tool for computing terabyte phylogenies
Motivation: Due to advances in molecular sequencing and the increasingly rapid collection of molecular data, the field of phyloinformatics is transforming into a computational science. Therefore, newExpand
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Next-generation sequencing reveals the impact of repetitive DNA across phylogenetically closely related genomes of Orobanchaceae.
We used next-generation sequencing to characterize the genomes of nine species of Orobanchaceae of known phylogenetic relationships, different life forms, and including a polyploid species. The studyExpand
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Novel Parallelization Schemes for Large-Scale Likelihood-based Phylogenetic Inference
The molecular data avalanche generated by novel wet-lab sequencing technologies allows for reconstructing phylogenies (evolutionary trees) using hundreds of complete genomes as input data. Therefore,Expand
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The evolutionary history of holometabolous insects inferred from transcriptome-based phylogeny and comprehensive morphological data
BackgroundDespite considerable progress in systematics, a comprehensive scenario of the evolution of phenotypic characters in the mega-diverse Holometabola based on a solid phylogenetic hypothesisExpand
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Uncovering Hidden Phylogenetic Consensus in Large Data Sets
Many of the steps in phylogenetic reconstruction can be confounded by "rogue” taxa-taxa that cannot be placed with assurance anywhere within the tree, indeed, whose location within the tree variesExpand
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