Excitatory neurons, midbrain


RegionMidbrain dorsal
Likely locationPeriaqueductal grey
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes Tac1 Trim66 Hap1
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
154.6 Tac1 tachykinin 1
71.3 Shox2 short stature homeobox 2
71.2 Baiap3 BAI1 associated protein 3
68.3 BC039966 cDNA sequence BC039966
63.4 A230065H16Rik Mus musculus LBH domain containing 2 (Lbhd2), transcript variant 1, mRNA.

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.