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CIPRES Science Gateway Requirements

Tree inference tools require an uploaded matrix of characters in a format appropriate for the target software package.

Information about the principal required formats can be found here:  NEXUS  Phylip  FASTA formats.

Ancilllary files containing starting trees, constraints, partitions, etc. may also be required.

These must also be uploaded in a format appropriate for the specific tool being used.

The NCLconverter, Format Validator, and Readseq tools are provided to assist users in interconverting NEXUS, Phylip, and aligned FASTA formats.

CIPRES – Cyberinfrastructure for Phylogenetic Research