Question: dist.dna, and phylogenetic tree
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2.9 years ago by
l.roca10 wrote:


I wish to prepare a a phylogenetic tree based on an aligned fasta file.

Is the script below correct?

data <- read.dna("F:/AlignedSeqs.fasta", format = "fasta")

datamat = dist.dna(data,model = "JC69")

treeUPGMA = upgma(dmmat)


And If I want to use the phangorn why this script does not work:

dm <-, model="JC69")

tree <- NJ(dm)




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ADD COMMENTlink modified 2.9 years ago by Brice Sarver2.3k • written 2.9 years ago by l.roca10
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Brice Sarver2.3k
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Brice Sarver2.3k wrote:

1. The above code will produce a specific kind of distance tree (using UPGMA). If this is what you want, with its caveats, then it is correct.

2. requires an object of class phyDat. The code should be:

dm <- read.phyDat("F:/AlignedSeqs.fasta", format="fasta", type="DNA")
ADD COMMENTlink written 2.9 years ago by Brice Sarver2.3k
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