Excitatory neurons, midbrain


RegionMidbrain dorsal
Likely locationSuperior colliculus, sensory related, deep layer
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes Npnt Gpc3 Tmem132c Kcnd3 Tpd52l1
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
843.5 Npnt Nephronectin
450.7 Tmem132c transmembrane protein 132C
345.1 Cbln2 Cerebellin-2
257.0 Sln Sarcolipin
253.5 Kcnd3 potassium voltage-gated channel, Shal-related family, member 3

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.