Example sentences for: parsimony

How can you use “parsimony” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Phylogenetic trees were generated using ClustalX (for neighbor joining) and PHYLIP (for neighbor joining, parsimony and maximum likelihood using Protdist, Protpars, and ProML, respectively).

  • The four proteins showing significant support (>95%) for a hypothesis other than Coelomata were reanalyzed using maximum parsimony and maximum likelihood; bootstrap values were not significant using other methods.

  • This outcome strongly supports this parsimony approach to reconstructing the gene inventory of the shared ancestor of E. coli and Buchnera, and also of the hypothesis that Buchnera evolved from such an ancestor through gene loss.

  • 9), and so might be favored over the AR(3) model on the basis of parsimony.

  • Bootstrapped maximum parsimony tree

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