Excitatory neurons, midbrain


RegionMidbrain dorsal
Likely locationAnterior pretectal nucleus
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes Tcf7l2 Cabp7 Htr2c
Taxon Neurons
CNS neurons
Di- and mesencephalon neurons
Di- and mesencephalon excitatory 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
74.7 Tcf7l2 transcription factor 7 like 2, T cell specific, HMG box
72.9 C1ql2 Complement C1q-like protein 2
53.9 Slc17a6 solute carrier family 17 member 6
37.0 Rmst
34.4 Htr2c 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) receptor 2C

Heatmap and tSNE plot

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Spatial distribution

Images show the correlation of gene expression for this cluster with each voxel in the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas. Click on the image for a high-resolution version.