Excitatory neurons, midbrain


RegionMidbrain dorsal
Likely locationInferior colliculus
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes En1 Sema3f Ndst4 Inadl Plcxd2
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
301.1 En1 Homeobox protein engrailed-1
280.4 Shox2 short stature homeobox 2
176.8 Lhx9 LIM/homeobox protein Lhx9
149.5 Tcf7l2 transcription factor 7 like 2, T cell specific, HMG box
123.6 Tfap2d transcription factor AP-2, delta

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.