Dopaminergic neurons, periaqueductal grey


RegionMidbrain ventral
Likely locationVentral midbrain, periaqueductal grey
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes En1 Npw Ret
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
1034.1 En1 Homeobox protein engrailed-1
579.6 Dlk1 delta like non-canonical Notch ligand 1
579.6 Npw neuropeptide W preproprotein
221.8 Vip vasoactive intestinal polypeptide
191.9 Slc6a3 Sodium-dependent dopamine transporter

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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.