Molecular phylogenetics ie sequence data benefits

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Unformatted text preview: Shared because of retention from ancestor: symplesiomorphy Shared due to independent evolution: homoplasy, e.g. convergence Phylogenetics Infer the history of lineage splitting events There is the true tree, and then there is your inference There are many choices to make as you construct a phylogeny The end result is a hypothesis of how evolution actually proceeded. Molecular phylogenetics, i.e. s...
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