Poisson Distribution

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Poisson Distribution

In statistics, a distribution representing the probability of a random event that occurs at regular intervals on average. Each event occurs independently of every other one.
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Statistical significance was calculated using Poisson statistics for the number of responders to each peptide within the data set.
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