what does the branch length computed with APE neighbor joining tree represent ?
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Michel Edwar ▴ 70

Hi,

I have build a tree using the dist.alignment() function in seqinr and the  nj in APE for amino acids

what does the branch length represent ?

is it a genetic distance or number of substitutions of amino acids or something else ?

Regards

 

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