Tuesday, November 14, 2006

iTOL - Interactive Tree Of Life

The Bork group published recently a revised tree of life in Science. You can have a better look at the tree using this nice interactive tree viewer that they put up on the web (publication).

You can zoom in and out, re-root, swap branches, and export the trees. You can also upload your own trees and annotations to have them drawn by the viewer. Hovering over the species brings up a box with some information. Did you ever wonder who donated DNA for the human sequencing project ? The Bork group has found out for us: