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Phylotastic specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_23509
Name Phylotastic
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data An url, a document or a taxon.
Input format TXT,ZIP,PDF
Output data A tree.
Programming languages Java, Javascript, Perl, PHP, Python, R, SPARQL, awk
License BSD 3-clause “New” or “Revised” License, GNU General Public License version 3.0, MIT License
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained No



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PMCID: 5410925
PMID: 27616324
DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syw066

[…] units for ancestral range analyses (; töpel et al., this issue); the estimation of rates of migration, speciation, and extinction; extracting subtrees from global species-level chronograms (; among numerous other macroevolutionary and biogeographical analyses, some of which are exemplified here for the palms., our approach for inferring phylogenies first produces […]

PMCID: 3922334
PMID: 24502833
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-15-44

[…] in python and uses the biopython[], beautiful-soup[] and requests[] packages to handle fasta sequences and communicate with the various apis and web services used, such as ncbi genbank and the phylotastic tnrs service. the steps of the pipeline are shown in figure  and are explained in more detail below., as an offline process, a local database is maintained containing the ncbi taxon ids […]

PMCID: 3980757
PMID: 24565381
DOI: 10.1186/1755-8794-6-S3-S5

[…] 2011 [], the w3c workshop on data and services integration [], translational medicine conference at amia 2012 [,] and ieee international conference on bioinformatics and biomedicine []. recent "phylotastic" hackathons [] have also developed resources to promote the reuse of published trees and underlying metadata., other prior art with regard to the semantic web-ready definition […]

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Phylotastic institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, New Mexico State University, Box 30001, MSC CS, Las Cruces, NM, USA; Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, Rockville, MD, USA; Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center, University of Florida/IFAS, Davie, FL, USA; Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA; Illinois Natural History Survey, Species File Group, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA; Office of Data and Informatics, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Phylotastic funding source(s)
Supported by funding from the US National Science Foundation (award 1458572).

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