BIO311DLecture6.2011

BIO311DLecture6.2011 - Reconstruct a phylogenetic tree from...

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Unformatted text preview: Reconstruct a phylogenetic tree from these data (using parsimony): Characters Taxa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Human A C G C A T G T C G Frog A C G C A T C T C C Trout A G G T T A G A C G Guppy A G G T T A G A C C Lungfish A C G T A T G A C C Shark A C C T T A G A G C *Lamprey T C C T T A G A G C *outgroup On your tree based on these data, which of the following constitutes a monophyletic group? Characters Taxa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Human A C G C A T G T C G Frog A C G C A T C T C C Trout A G G T T A G A C G Guppy A G G T T A G A C C Lungfish A C G T A T G A C C Shark A C C T T A G A G C *Lamprey T C C T T A G A G C *outgroup A. Trout, guppy, and lungfish B. Trout, guppy, lungfish, and shark C. Lungfish and shark D. Frog, trout, guppy, and lungfish E. Human, frog, and lungfish On your tree based on these data, which of the following characters exhibits convergent evolution ? Characters Taxa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Human A C G C A T G T C G Frog A C G C A T C T C C Trout A G G T T A G A C G Carp A...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course BIO 311D taught by Professor Reichler during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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BIO311DLecture6.2011 - Reconstruct a phylogenetic tree from...

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