Fragments Per Kilobase per Million. The number of sequenced fragments that align to a specific gene, divided by the length of the gene in kilobases divided by the number of reads in million. It is the number of reads per gene normalised for the gene length and the library size. The term RPKM is an obsolete synonym of FPKM.

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