MODELTEST: testing the model of DNA substitution

Bioinformatics. 1998;14(9):817-8. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/14.9.817.


Summary: The program MODELTEST uses log likelihood scores to establish the model of DNA evolution that best fits the data.

Availability: The MODELTEST package, including the source code and some documentation is available at http://bioag.byu. edu/zoology/crandall_lab/modeltest.html.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Algorithms*
  • DNA / genetics
  • DNA / metabolism*
  • Evolution, Molecular*
  • Internet
  • Models, Biological*
  • Online Systems*
  • Software*


  • DNA