D Posada

Summary

Affiliation: Brigham Young University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi MODELTEST: testing the model of DNA substitution
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, 574 WIDB, Provo, UT 84602 5255, USA
    Bioinformatics 14:817-8. 1998
  2. ncbi Selecting models of nucleotide substitution: an application to human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1)
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5255, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 18:897-906. 2001
  3. ncbi Selecting the best-fit model of nucleotide substitution
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5255, USA
    Syst Biol 50:580-601. 2001
  4. ncbi The effect of branch length variation on the selection of models of molecular evolution
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5255, USA
    J Mol Evol 52:434-44. 2001
  5. pmc Evaluation of methods for detecting recombination from DNA sequences: computer simulations
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:13757-62. 2001
  6. ncbi Population genetics of the porB gene of Neisseria gonorrhoeae: different dynamics in different homology groups
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5255, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 17:423-36. 2000

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi MODELTEST: testing the model of DNA substitution
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, 574 WIDB, Provo, UT 84602 5255, USA
    Bioinformatics 14:817-8. 1998
    ..The program MODELTEST uses log likelihood scores to establish the model of DNA evolution that best fits the data...
  2. ncbi Selecting models of nucleotide substitution: an application to human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1)
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5255, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 18:897-906. 2001
    ..The importance of models in evolutionary analyses and their repercussions on the derived conclusions are discussed...
  3. ncbi Selecting the best-fit model of nucleotide substitution
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5255, USA
    Syst Biol 50:580-601. 2001
    ..We show here that a best-fit model can be readily identified. Consequently, given the relevance of models, model fitting should be routine in any phylogenetic analysis that uses models of evolution...
  4. ncbi The effect of branch length variation on the selection of models of molecular evolution
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5255, USA
    J Mol Evol 52:434-44. 2001
    ..A specific hierarchy of LRTs, which starts from a simple model of evolution, performed overall better than other possible LRT hierarchies, or than the AIC or BIC...
  5. pmc Evaluation of methods for detecting recombination from DNA sequences: computer simulations
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:13757-62. 2001
    ..Results shown here will provide some guidance in the selection of the most appropriate method/s for the analysis of the particular data at hand...
  6. ncbi Population genetics of the porB gene of Neisseria gonorrhoeae: different dynamics in different homology groups
    D Posada
    Department of Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5255, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 17:423-36. 2000
    ..The molecular evolution of Neisseria gonorrhoeae seems to be driven by the simultaneous action of selection and recombination, but under different rates and selection pressures for the PIA and PIB homology groups...