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Ancestral sequence

Brian Foley btf at t10.lanl.gov
Wed Apr 29 12:08:02 EST 1998

Greg Singer wrote:
>   The best method I've found for ancestral sequence 
> reconstruction is PAML.  You can download it from 
> http://mw511.biol.berkeley.edu/ziheng/paml.html 
> (it's
> free).
>  Greg

Could you comment on why you feel it is better than other
methods?  From the name I assume it is a maximum likelihood
method, rather than a maximum parsimony method.

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