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


MLtree is a software that implements maximum likelihood estimation of model parameters given a fixed topology with user-defined branch lengths. It includes DNA model of substitution as well as a serie of Markov model designed for 2-states characters.

To download, please click one of the links below:

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


When using this software, please cite:

P.-A. Christin, G. Besnard, E. Samaratini, M.R. Duvall, T.R. Hodkinson, V. Savolainen and N. Salamin. (2008). Oligocene CO2 decline promoted C4 photosynthesis in grasses. Current Biology. 18: 37-48.
Written on Tuesday October 22, 2013