Algorithms Mol Biol 2018 4;13:11. Epub 2018 Jun 4.
1Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics, University of Warsaw, Banacha 2, Warsaw, Poland.
Background: Horizontal gene transfer (HGT), a process of acquisition and fixation of foreign genetic material, is an important biological phenomenon. Several approaches to HGT inference have been proposed. However, most of them either rely on approximate, non-phylogenetic methods or on the tree reconciliation, which is computationally intensive and sensitive to parameter values. Read More