Z Yang

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A new method of inference of ancestral nucleotide and amino acid sequences
    Z Yang
    Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Genetics 141:1641-50. 1995
  2. ncbi request reprint Approximate methods for estimating the pattern of nucleotide substitution and the variation of substitution rates among sites
    Z Yang
    Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 13:650-9. 1996
  3. pmc Statistical properties of a DNA sample under the finite-sites model
    Z Yang
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3140, USA
    Genetics 144:1941-50. 1996
  4. ncbi request reprint Synonymous and nonsynonymous rate variation in nuclear genes of mammals
    Z Yang
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 3140, USA
    J Mol Evol 46:409-18. 1998
  5. pmc Likelihood models for detecting positively selected amino acid sites and applications to the HIV-1 envelope gene
    R Nielsen
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3140, USA
    Genetics 148:929-36. 1998

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc A new method of inference of ancestral nucleotide and amino acid sequences
    Z Yang
    Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Genetics 141:1641-50. 1995
    ..84, 0.76, and 0.51, respectively. The probability that an amino acid in an ancestral sequence is correctly reconstructed by the likelihood analysis ranged from 91.3 to 98.7% for the four ancestral sequences...
  2. ncbi request reprint Approximate methods for estimating the pattern of nucleotide substitution and the variation of substitution rates among sites
    Z Yang
    Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 13:650-9. 1996
    ..The approximate methods are computationally very fast and appear useful for analyzing large data sets, for which use of the likelihood method requires excessive computation...
  3. pmc Statistical properties of a DNA sample under the finite-sites model
    Z Yang
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3140, USA
    Genetics 144:1941-50. 1996
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Synonymous and nonsynonymous rate variation in nuclear genes of mammals
    Z Yang
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 3140, USA
    J Mol Evol 46:409-18. 1998
    ..The likelihood approach is preferable, even for pairwise sequence comparison, because more realistic models about the mutation and substitution processes can be incorporated in the analysis...
  5. pmc Likelihood models for detecting positively selected amino acid sites and applications to the HIV-1 envelope gene
    R Nielsen
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3140, USA
    Genetics 148:929-36. 1998
    ..Positively selected sites are found in both the V3 region and the flanking regions...