MitoTool News 

Apr 28, 2016: Human haplogroup-specific variation motif database updated according to Phylotree Build 17 and the standard of haplogrouping (including Phylotree Build 17, 16 and 15) is optional now.

Aug 19, 2015: New demo shows how to use MitoTool to analyze mtDNAs of next-generation sequencing - to extract mtDNA variants from VCF file generated by GATK, samtools and other software. 

Feb 08, 2015: Paper about MitoToolPy "DomeTree: a Canonical Toolkit for Mitochondrial DNA Analyses in Domesticated Animals" published

Feb 26, 2014: MitoTool stand-alone Version 1.1.2 released, in which Phylotree Build 16 and 15 are optional as well as MitoTool online version.

Feb 26, 2014: Human haplogroup-specific variation motif database updated according to Phylotree Build 16 and the standard of haplogrouping (including Phylotree Build 16 or 15) is optional now.

Dec 11, 2013: Human mtDNA bank updated (22,525 mtDNA sequences with haplogroup status determined according to mtDNA tree Build 15 at PhyloTree

Dec 07, 2013: MitoTool stand-alone Version 1.1.2-alpha released

Aug 22, 2013: Human mtDNA bank updated (18,632 mtDNA sequences with haplogroup status determined according to mtDNA tree Build 15 at PhyloTree)

Jul 09, 2013: MitoTool stand-alone version adds a new function for generating whole mtDNA sequences according to their variants.

May 06, 2013: Human mtDNA bank updated (17,947 mtDNA sequences with haplogroup status determined according to mtDNA tree Build 15 at PhyloTree)

May 05, 2013: Paper "An update to MitoTool: Using a new scoring system for faster mtDNA haplogroup determination" published

Oct 27, 2012: Human mtDNA bank updated (16,420 mtDNA sequences with haplogroup status determined according to mtDNA tree Build 15 at PhyloTree)

Oct 27, 2012: Human haplogroup-specific variation motif database and the whole platform updated according to mtDNA tree Build 15

Jun 15, 2012: Human mtDNA bank updated (15,859 mtDNA sequences with haplogroup status determined according to mtDNA tree Build 14 at PhyloTree)

Jun 11, 2012: Adding function "Transform" for transforing variants data between rCRS variants and RSRS variants (Behar et al. 2012)

Jun 11, 2012: Human haplogroup-specific variation motif database and the whole platform updated according to mtDNA tree Build 14 at PhyloTree

Jun 11, 2012: Conservation Index recalculated based on 52 primates species mitochondrial genomes (Species List)

Sep 10, 2011: Human haplogroup-specific variation motif database updated according to mtDNA tree Build 12 at PhyloTree

Sep 06, 2011: Human mtDNA bank updated (9,328 sequences with haplogroup status determined according to mtDNA tree Build 12 at PhyloTree)

Apr 10, 2011: Human haplogroup-specific variation motif database updated according to mtDNA tree Build 11 at PhyloTree

Apr 08, 2011: Human mtDNA bank updated (9,060 sequences with haplogroup status determined according to mtDNA tree Build 11 at PhyloTree)

Jan 07, 2011: Human mtDNA bank updated 

Oct 19, 2010: Human mtDNA pathology database updated 

Oct 16, 2010: Multiple species mitochondrial genome database and Human mtDNA bank updated

Sep 11, 2010: Human mtDNA bank updated

Sep 10, 2010: Multiple species mitochondrial genome database updated 

Aug 12, 2010: Human haplogroup-specific variation motif database updated according to mtDNA tree Build 10 at PhyloTree

Jul 15, 2010: MitoTool running on the web