ggtree: an R package for visualization of phylogenetic trees with their annotation data

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‘ggtree’ extends the ‘ggplot2’ plotting system which implemented the grammar of graphics. ‘ggtree’ is designed for visualization and annotation of phylogenetic trees and other tree-like structures with their annotation data.

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:writing_hand: Authors

Guangchuang YU

School of Basic Medical Sciences, Southern Medical University

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If you use ggtree in published research, please cite the most appropriate paper(s) from this list:

  1. G Yu. Using ggtree to visualize data on tree-like structures. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics, 2020, 69:e96. doi: 10.1002/cpbi.96.
  2. G Yu*, TTY Lam, H Zhu, Y Guan*. Two methods for mapping and visualizing associated data on phylogeny using ggtree. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2018, 35(2):3041-3043. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msy194.
  3. G Yu, DK Smith, H Zhu, Y Guan, TTY Lam*. ggtree: an R package for visualization and annotation of phylogenetic trees with their covariates and other associated data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2017, 8(1):28-36. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12628.

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