Question: How do I calculate the branch lengths
gravatar for mdsiddra
2.0 years ago by
mdsiddra30 wrote:

I'm using python 3.6 and I have utilized biopython package ( for drwaing phylogenetic tree with a newick format tree file. I want to calculate the branch lengths for the given tree file ('newick format'). What method should I use for this or if there is a python library with the method for calculating branch lengths from a tree file?

phylogenetics python • 880 views
ADD COMMENTlink written 2.0 years ago by mdsiddra30

I'd recommend using ETE toolkit for phylogenetic tree visualisation in python.

ADD REPLYlink written 2.0 years ago by Sej Modha4.7k

This toolkit does not calculate the lengths of branches rather it just displays if they are already in the tree file. I need some methods of python or python library which can do so.

ADD REPLYlink written 2.0 years ago by mdsiddra30
Please log in to add an answer.


Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.
Powered by Biostar version 2.3.0
Traffic: 1451 users visited in the last hour