Hi Jeremy,
I agree that it wouldn't be a good metric to evaluate reads per exon. However, 
I wanted to use it to document within-transcript coverage bias originating from 
library construction methods.
Thanks for the RSEM suggestion 

-Slim

On Apr 8, 2011, at 12:02 PM, Jeremy Goecks wrote:

> Hello Slim,
> 
> It's not clear to me that reads per exon is a reasonable quantitation metric 
> as many reads are likely to be split across two exons. That said, Cufflinks 
> generates FPKMs by probabilistically assigning reads to transcripts based on 
> both transcript and read characteristics (see 
> http://cufflinks.cbcb.umd.edu/howitworks.html#hqua ), so I don't think 
> there's a way to get Cufflinks to output FPKM by exon. You could try another 
> RNA-seq quantitation package, such as RSEM: 
> http://deweylab.biostat.wisc.edu/rsem/
> 
> Good luck,
> J.
>       
> 
> On Apr 8, 2011, at 11:29 AM, Slim Sassi wrote:
> 
>> Hello,
>> Is there a way to get FPKMs per exon? Maybe through modifying the GTF file 
>> to trick cufflinks into calculating FPKMs per exon instead of transcript or 
>> gene
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> Slim
>> 
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