Question: RPKM documentation is needed!
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23 months ago by
sima_r13910
sima_r13910 wrote:

How can i find a description for RPKM file downloaded from GTEXprtal? I don't know what is what in RPKM file. I need to extract the muscle-skeletal information. I already have a list of muscle-skeletal sample IDs from GTEx_Data_V6_Annotations_SampleAttributesDS.txt.

Thanks in advance

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ADD COMMENTlink written 23 months ago by sima_r13910

Can you give us the header of your file for instance? :)

The definition of RPKM can be found here and here to give you several ways to explain it. And to give you one of the important point of these links, __"RPKM is a unit of expression, not a method"__.

ADD REPLYlink modified 23 months ago • written 23 months ago by glihm600

I think you should read this (as a side note):

https://liorpachter.wordpress.com/tag/rpkm/

ADD REPLYlink written 23 months ago by Macspider2.9k
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