MEGA5: molecular evolutionary genetics analysis using maximum likelihood, evolutionary distance, and maximum parsimony methods.

@article{Tamura2011MEGA5ME,
  title={MEGA5: molecular evolutionary genetics analysis using maximum likelihood, evolutionary distance, and maximum parsimony methods.},
  author={Koichiro Tamura and Daniel Peterson and Nicholas Peterson and Glen Stecher and Masatoshi Nei and Sudhir Kumar},
  journal={Molecular biology and evolution},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={
          2731-9
        }
}
Comparative analysis of molecular sequence data is essential for reconstructing the evolutionary histories of species and inferring the nature and extent of selective forces shaping the evolution of genes and species. Here, we announce the release of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis version 5 (MEGA5), which is a user-friendly software for mining online databases, building sequence alignments and phylogenetic trees, and using methods of evolutionary bioinformatics in basic biology… Expand
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