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Kumar S , Stecher G , Li M , Knyaz C , Tamura K
MEGA X: Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis across Computing Platforms
Mol Biol Evol. 2018 Jun 1;35(6) :1547-1549
PMID: 29722887    PMCID: PMC5967553    URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29722887
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The Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis (Mega) software implements many analytical methods and tools for phylogenomics and phylomedicine. Here, we report a transformation of Mega to enable cross-platform use on Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems. Mega X does not require virtualization or emulation software and provides a uniform user experience across platforms. Mega X has additionally been upgraded to use multiple computing cores for many molecular evolutionary analyses. Mega X is available in two interfaces (graphical and command line) and can be downloaded from www.megasoftware.net free of charge.
1537-1719 Kumar, Sudhir Stecher, Glen Li, Michael Knyaz, Christina Tamura, Koichiro R01 GM126567/GM/NIGMS NIH HHS/United States R01 LM012487/LM/NLM NIH HHS/United States Journal Article United States Mol Biol Evol. 2018 Jun 1;35(6):1547-1549. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msy096.