Computational Phylogenetics
... Molecular Data, Evolutionary Modeling and Computational Tools


KCM is a software to infer models of codon evolution using the generalization described in Zaheri et al (2014; MBE). The software is based on codeml from the PAML package and uses the same configuration file and input files as codeml.

To download, please click on this link.

For questions, please send an email to wwwphylo [at]


When using this software, please cite:

Zaheri M., Dib L., Salamin N., 2014. A Generalized Mechanistic Codon Model. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31(9): 2528–2541.
Written on Wednesday September 24, 2014