An improved probability mapping approach to assess genome mosaicism

@article{Zhaxybayeva2003AnIP,
  title={An improved probability mapping approach to assess genome mosaicism},
  author={Olga Zhaxybayeva and Johann Peter Gogarten},
  journal={BMC Genomics},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={37 - 37}
}
Maximum likelihood and posterior probability mapping are useful visualization techniques that are used to ascertain the mosaic nature of prokaryotic genomes. However, posterior probabilities, especially when calculated for four-taxon cases, tend to overestimate the support for tree topologies. Furthermore, because of poor taxon sampling four-taxon analyses suffer from sensitivity to the long branch attraction artifact. Here we extend the probability mapping approach by improving taxon sampling… CONTINUE READING

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