fkitsch(1) Fitch-Margoliash method with contemporary tips


fkitsch -datafile distances -intreefile tree [-matrixtype list] [-minev boolean] -njumble integer -seed integer [-power float] [-negallowed boolean] [-replicates boolean] -outfile outfile [-trout toggle] -outtreefile outfile [-printdata boolean] [-progress boolean] [-treeprint boolean]
fkitsch -help



is a command line program from EMBOSS ("the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite"). It is part of the "Phylogeny:Distance matrix" command group(s).


Input section

-datafile distances

File containing one or more distance matrices

-intreefile tree

Additional section

-matrixtype list

Default value: s

-minev boolean

Default value: N

-njumble integer

-seed integer

Default value: 1

-power float

Default value: 2.0

-negallowed boolean

Default value: N

-replicates boolean

Default value: N

Output section

-outfile outfile

-trout toggle

Default value: Y

-outtreefile outfile

-printdata boolean

Default value: N

-progress boolean

Default value: Y

-treeprint boolean

Default value: Y


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


Debian Med Packaging Team <[email protected]>

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