Tree Troubles

In taking that into account safe assumption but still

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Unformatted text preview: Seek consensus Both are apparently equally good, in principle a problem for likelihood too A solution: only accept the clades that they have in co Likelihood is sensitive to the model of substitution Transitions are more common than transversions, but from a philosophical standpoint there is already an assumption in taking that into account. Safe assumption, but still an assumption. Distance = rate x time Gene Trees and sequence trees Using a gene to infer the history of a species The argument: P1: Genes reside in species P2: When a species splits, its genes split right then, too C: Reconstructing the history of a gene will reconstruct the history of lineage splitting Both...
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