Title

An R Package for Species Tree Analysis

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-2010

Publication Title

Bioinformatics

DOI

10.1093/bioinformatics/btq062

Abstract

Motivation: Phybase is an R package for phylogenetic analysis using species trees. It provides functions to read, write, manipulate, simulate, estimate, summarize and plot species trees, which contain not only the topology and branch lengths but also population sizes.

Availability: The Phybase package is available at the R repository. The manual and supporting materials including source code, sample R code and sample data files for the species tree analysis are available athttp://stat.osu.edu/∼liuliang/research/phybase.html

Contact: lliu@desu.edu