Oct 27, 2009

SeaView version 4: A multiplatform graphical user interface for sequence alignment and phylogenetic tree building

Molecular Biology and Evolution
M GouyOlivier Gascuel

Abstract

We present SeaView version 4, a multiplatform program designed to facilitate multiple alignment and phylogenetic tree building from molecular sequence data through the use of a graphical user interface. SeaView version 4 combines all the functions of the widely used programs SeaView (in its previous versions) and Phylo_win, and expands them by adding network access to sequence databases, alignment with arbitrary algorithm, maximum-likelihood tree building with PhyML, and display, printing, and copy-to-clipboard of rooted or unrooted, binary or multifurcating phylogenetic trees. In relation to the wide present offer of tools and algorithms for phylogenetic analyses, SeaView is especially useful for teaching and for occasional users of such software. SeaView is freely available at http://pbil.univ-lyon1.fr/software/seaview.

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Computer Graphics
Phylogeny
Computer Programs and Programming
Virtual Systems
Determination, Sequence Homology
Sequence Alignment

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