Moscow University Biological Sciences Bulletin

, Volume 65, Issue 4, pp 139–141

Comparison of protein phylogeny reconstruction methods using natural protein sequences

Article

DOI: 10.3103/S0096392510040036

Cite this article as:
Krivozubov, M.S. & Spirin, S.A. Moscow Univ. Biol.Sci. Bull. (2010) 65: 139. doi:10.3103/S0096392510040036

Abstract

Comparison of several protein phylogeny reconstruction methods was realized on a set of natural protein sequences. The programs of the PHYLIP package and FastME, PhyML and TreeTop programs were tested. In contrast to several studied programs that used simulated sequences, our results demonstrate the superiority of distance methods over the maximum likelihood method.

Keywords

phylogeny reconstruction algorithms protein sequences 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, Belozersky Institute of Physical and Chemical BiologyMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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