MATLAB Molecular Biology & Evolution Toolbox

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  1. Click the download link above and save the installation file to your computer.
  2. Unzip the files in a local directory keeping the structure of sub-directories. A directory called mbetoolbox will be created.
  3. Add the local directory -./mbetoolbox to the MATLAB path.
  4. Run "MBEDEMO.m" or "MBEGUI.m".

System Requirements

MATLAB v6.5 or higher.

Live Demo (interactive flash movie)


James J Cai, David K Smith, Xuhua Xia, Kwok-yung Yuen.
MBEToolbox: a Matlab toolbox for sequence data analysis in molecular biology and evolution
BMC Bioinformatics 2005, 6:64 [Abstract] [PDF] [Citing Articles] [Pubmed]

James J Cai, David K Smith, Xuhua Xia, Kwok-yung Yuen.
MBEToolbox 2.0: An enhanced version of a MATLAB toolbox for Molecular Biology and Evolution
Evolutionary Bioinformatics Online 2006, 2 189-192 [Abstract] [PDF][Pubmed]

See Also

PGEToolbox : a Matlab toolbox for Population Genetics & Evolution

Cai JJ* (2011) Evolutionary bioinformatics with a scientific computing environment.
Bioinformatics—Experimental Biology Systems, Ning-Sun Yang (Ed.),
ISBN 978-953-307-280-7, InTech. [PDF]

Feedback Welcomed

Questions and comments regarding MBEToolbox can be sent via e-mail to: jamescai[at]genomezoo.net. I welcome all comments, bug reports, errata, and suggestions for future editions.

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Updated on: 2/1/2017