phyx specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_16099
Name phyx
Software type Framework/Library
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS
Programming languages C++
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Stephen Smith

Publication for phyx

phyx citation


Phyx: phylogenetic tools for unix

PMCID: 5870855
PMID: 28174903
DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btx063
call_split See protocol

[…] anipulation and conversion is a tedious and error-prone, but often required, component of phylogenetic analysis, made more burdensome by the volume of data available in current phylogenomics studies. phyx supports the popular formats for sequence alignments (fasta, fastq, phylip and Nexus) and trees (newick and Nexus), and provides lightweight, high-throughput utilities to convert data among forma […]

phyx institution(s)
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
phyx funding source(s)
This work was supported by the NSF AVATOL Grant 1207915, and by the NSF DEB Grant 1354048.

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