Excitatory neurons, midbrain


RegionMidbrain dorsal
Likely locationSuperior colliculus, red nucleus
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes Syt2 Oscp1 Vamp1
CommentsRemaining heterogeneity for Nitric oxide
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
103.6 Syt2 synaptotagmin II
93.9 Vamp1 vesicle-associated membrane protein 1
74.6 Slc17a6 solute carrier family 17 member 6
52.5 Ebf3 early B cell factor 3
42.4 Shox2 short stature homeobox 2

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.