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* [http://github.com/etal/biopython/tree/phyloxml/Bio/PhyloXML Project plan]
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* [http://biopython.org/wiki/PhyloXML Biopython wiki documentation]
 
* [http://biopython.org/wiki/PhyloXML Biopython wiki documentation]

Revision as of 17:28, 4 April 2010

Author

Eric Talevich, University of Georgia

Mentored by Brad Chapman and Christian Zmasek

Abstract

PhyloXML is an XML format for phylogenetic trees, designed to allow storing information about the trees themselves (such as branch lengths and multiple support values) along with data such as taxonomic and genomic annotations. Connecting these pieces of evolutionary information in a standard format is key for comparative genomics.

A Bioperl driver for phyloXML was created during the 2008 Summer of Code; this project aims to build a similar module for the popular Biopython package.

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