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Unformatted text preview: A B C D A - 1.2 0.9 1.7 B - 1.1 1.9 C - 1.6 D - Construct a rooted tree showing the relationships between A, B, C, and D by UPGMA. (10%) 5. Consider the following alignment and four possible trees from these sequences: Wombat GTTAATGAGTGGTTATCCAGAAGTGAGATA Opossum GTTAATGAGTGGTTATTCAGAAGTGAGATA Rhinoceros GTTAATGAGTGGTTTTCCAGAAGTGAAATA Pig GTTAATGAGTGGTTTTCTAGAAGCGAAATA Hedgehog GTGAATGAATGGCTTTCCAGAAGTGAACTG Human GTTAATGAGTGGTTTTCCAGAAGTGAACTG Hare GTTAACGAGTGGTTCTCCAGAAGTGAAATG Which of the following is correct according to the parsimony criterion? A: Tree 1 is preferable to all other trees. B: Trees 1 and 2 are preferable to Trees 3 and 4. C: Trees 1 and 3 are preferable to Trees 2 and 4. D: Trees 1 and 4 are preferable to Trees 2 and 3. Explain your answer. (7%) -- END --...
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This note was uploaded on 07/29/2010 for the course BIOC BIOC1805 taught by Professor Dr.brianwong during the Summer '09 term at HKU.
- Summer '09