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I have a question from a book about RNA-Seq. I would like to know the meaning of the word "bin" in the below cited paragraph:

RseQC has several nice features not found in the other programs: (a) When calculating read distribution between different genomic features, it reports also several bins upstream and downstream of transcripts.

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It's talking about things like "TSS_up_1kb", which is a "bin" of 1kb upstream of the gene. A bin is a somewhat generic term that in this context means "a region of some given size". Another example where you might see the term is with histograms. There, values are grouped into bins, with each bin then being represented by a separate bar in the graph.

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