Orexin-producing neurons, hypothalamus


Likely locationDorsomedial nucleus of the hypothalamus
Developmental compartmentDiencephalon
Marker genes Hcrt Pdyn
CommentsRemaining heterogeneity for Dopamine
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
129712.6 Hcrt Orexin Orexin-A Orexin-B
1572.0 Pdyn prodynorphin
732.5 Arhgap36 Mus musculus Rho GTPase activating protein 36 (Arhgap36), transcript variant 2, mRNA.
596.3 Dlk1 delta like non-canonical Notch ligand 1
547.9 Trhr thyrotropin releasing hormone receptor

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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.