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I built trees (for 4 organisms: mouse, human, drosophila and C-elegans) for different enzymes family, compared them to the conventional tree, and try to explain them.

how would you explain these result:

for the Oxidoreductases family - most of the tree are quite similar to the conventional tree.

for the Transferases family - in many trees the human is very close to the mouse

for the Hydrolases family - in many trees drosophila split from the others (instead of C-elegans), and in some the human split from the others.


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On which basis is the "conventional" tree build? –  Chris Feb 21 at 9:43
comparing to the "tree of life" –  user5790 Feb 21 at 10:03
But this tree of life must be based on some comparision as well. –  Chris Feb 21 at 10:17
based on completely sequenced genomes –  user5790 Feb 21 at 10:19
Sorry, but I doubt that. There are by far more species on these trees than we have sequenced today. –  Chris Feb 21 at 10:34

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