PhyloPat: phylogenetic pattern analysis of eukaryotic genes

  title={PhyloPat: phylogenetic pattern analysis of eukaryotic genes},
  author={Tim Hulsen and Jacob de Vlieg and Peter M. A. Groenen},
  journal={BMC Bioinformatics},
  pages={398 - 398}
BackgroundPhylogenetic patterns show the presence or absence of certain genes or proteins in a set of species. They can also be used to determine sets of genes or proteins that occur only in certain evolutionary branches. Phylogenetic patterns analysis has routinely been applied to protein databases such as COG and OrthoMCL, but not upon gene databases. Here we present a tool named PhyloPat which allows the complete Ensembl gene database to be queried using phylogenetic patterns… 

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