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Tree of Life

  1. May 31, 2008 #1
    I was wondering if there was any resource out there that had a complete tree of life for all the species.
     
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  3. Jun 1, 2008 #2

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    Here's a starting point, try searching under 'phylogenetic tree'
     
  4. Jun 1, 2008 #3
    'All the species' represents millions and millions and millions, so the answer is probably no, but explicit parts of it can easily be found.

    Here is a great resource: http://tolweb.org/tree/

    It has lots of images, facts and references.

    Here is one tree of life based on completely sequenced genomes

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/Tree_of_life_SVG.svg

    References:

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17050570?dopt=Abstract
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16513982?dopt=Abstract


    Here is an online generator of phylogenetic trees discussed in the above articles:

    http://itol.embl.de/
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2008
  5. Jun 1, 2008 #4
    Thanks, this is what I was looking for. :smile:
     
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