Excitatory neurons, midbrain


RegionMidbrain dorsal
Likely locationSuperior colliculus, sensory related
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes Barhl1 Kcnab1 Sorcs1
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
138.0 Barhl1 BarH-like 1 homeobox protein
105.0 Cabp7 Calcium-binding protein 7
94.5 Tac1 tachykinin 1
77.2 Sorcs1 sortilin related VPS10 domain containing receptor 1
74.7 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.