Molecular clock

Known as: Molecular clocks, Genetic Equidistance, Relaxed clock 
The molecular clock is a technique that uses the mutation rate of biomolecules to deduce the time in prehistory when two or more life forms diverged… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Molecular clocks are widely used to date phylogenetic events, yet evidence supporting the rate constancy of molecular clocks… (More)
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2007
2007
The molecular clock hypothesis is a central concept in molecular evolution and has inspired much research into why evolutionary… (More)
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2006
2006
Maximum likelihood (ML) is increasingly used as an optimality criterion for selecting evolutionary trees, but finding the global… (More)
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2004
2004
2 Observations that rates of molecular evolution vary widely within and among lineages have cast doubts upon the existence of a… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
SUMMARY Estimating divergence times and rates of substitution from sequence data is plagued by the problem of rate variation… (More)
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2002
2002
We address the problem of estimating the degree to which the evolutionary history of a set of molecular sequences violates a… (More)
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2001
2001
Aim Fungi make up a large, ecologically important group of eukaryotes that has been neglected in historical biogeography. In this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
MOTIVATION TipDate is a program that will use sequences that have been isolated at different dates to estimate their rate of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
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  • Computer Applications in the Biosciences
  • 1997
PAML, currently in version 1.2, is a package of programs for phylogenetic analyses of DNA and protein sequences using the method… (More)
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1997
1997
You do not have to believe in punctuated equilibria — and given its status as ideological straw-man par excellence, why should… (More)
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