Testing the theory of evolution by comparing phylogenetic trees constructed from five different protein sequences

@article{Penny1982TestingTT,
  title={Testing the theory of evolution by comparing phylogenetic trees constructed from five different protein sequences},
  author={D. Penny and L. Foulds and M. Hendy},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1982},
  volume={297},
  pages={197-200}
}
The theory of evolution predicts that similar phylogenetic trees should be obtained from different sets of character data. We have tested this prediction using sequence data for 5 proteins from 11 species. Our results are consistent with the theory of evolution. 

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