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kilobase

[′kil·ō‚bās]
(genetics)
Unit of length equal to 1000 base pairs in deoxyribonucleic acid or 1000 nitrogenous bases in ribonucleic acid. Abbreviated kb; kbp.
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Table 1 Fragments per kilobase per million reads (FPKM) values reveal that opsin transcripts are abundant in the cerebral ganglion (CG) and are lowly expressed or absent in the subesophageal ganglion (SEG), thoracic ganglia (T7-9), and abdominal ganglia (A1-6) Opsin sequence CG SEG T7-9, A1-6 NoTranscript20086 95.02 0.07 0 NoTranscript27188 36.66 0.05 0.02 NoTranscript27696g1 20.75 0 0 NoTranscript27696g2 121.74 0.05 0 FPKM values were determined from the transcriptome RNA-Seq by Expectation Maximization (RSEM) analysis (Li and Dewey, 2011), as described in the text.
The HPV, a double-stranded diribonucleic acid (DNA) molecule, consists of eight kilobase (8kb) nucleotides genome with 72-capsomere capside.
To compare miRNA concentrations across the data set, we corrected the sequencing bias of GC content for each miRNA (3) and normalized the sequencing read count as reads per kilobase of exon model per million mapped reads (RPKM) (4).
Chromosome-specific alpha satellite DNA from human chromosome 1: hierarchical structure and genomic organization of a polymorphic domain spanning several hundred kilobase pairs of centromeric DNA.
Often involving chromosomal fragments ranging in length from one kilobase (one thousand base pairs) to one megabase (one million base pairs), a CNV reflects a segment of DNA that exhibits differences among members of the same species and which may have arisen from nonallelic homologous recombination, an error in DNA replication, or transposable elements.
This was confirmed by PCR as we obtained the expected 1.1 kilobase for the organism.
The size of the apicomplexan plastid genome is extremely small (35 kilobase) with a very limited number of genes encoding 30 proteins serving many essential functions in P falciparum (5).
In every case, the fusion point in MLL is within the same 8.3 kilobase pair (kbp) region, called the MLL breakpoint cluster region (bcr).
The size of Litocara mtDNA is approximately 16.6 kilobase pairs (kb) according to the independent restriction fragment profiles.
For RNA-seq, Cufflinks (version 2.2.1) was used to quantify gene expression and obtain fragments per kilobase of transcript per million mapped reads expression values.
A previous study [53] showed that AmFoxJl (LOC100576194), the homologous gene of AcFoxJl, has a high expression with RPKM (reads per kilobase per million mapped reads) values of 149.2, 129.6, and 111.4 at the antennae of NEW, nurses, and foragers, respectively.
(2016), we calculated the expression levels of the candidate genes in fragments per kilobase of exon per million fragments mapped (FPKM) using the "built in" option of the Trinity assembly package (Grabherr et al., 2011).