msf -> phylip fprmat

Peter Rice pmr at sanger.ac.uk
Mon Jan 8 08:04:20 EST 1996

In article <4cj4a5$rqm at mserv1.dl.ac.uk> ajenkins at nibsc.ac.uk (ajenkins) writes:
>I've just had a quick scan of the phylip documentation, but couldnt find
>what format phylip uses.
>Can I use something like readseq to convert an .msf file into something
>suitable for phylip; if so, what program/and option.
>In other words how can I use phylip on a multiple seq alingment generaqted
>with pileup in GCG

The EGCG extensions to GCG include a program TOPHYLIP that does exactly this.

EGCG 8.0 is available from ftp.sanger.ac.uk in directory pub/pmr/egcg8
for Unix and VMS (tar.Z files) and egcg8vms for VMS systems (backup format

EGCG 8.1 is scheduled for release soon.

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