Cholinergic neurons, septal nucleus, Meissnert and diagonal band


Likely locationMedial septal nuclues, diagonal band nucleus and nucleus basalis of Meissnert
Developmental compartmentDiencephalon
Marker genes Lhx8 Cox6a2 Slc18a3
CommentsFurther split possible based on GABA, VGLUT3
Taxon Neurons
CNS neurons
Cholinergic, monoaminergic and peptidergic neurons
Cholinergic and monoaminergic neurons

Enriched genes

Table shows genes that are highly enriched (but not necessarily unique) in this cluster, relative to all other clusters.

Score Gene Description
3057.9 Lhx8 LIM/homeobox protein Lhx8
2529.1 Ecel1 Endothelin-converting enzyme-like 1
2296.2 Slc5a7 High affinity choline transporter 1
1655.4 Slc18a3 solute carrier family 18 member A3
1270.5 Chat choline O-acetyltransferase

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Spatial distribution

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