Excitatory neurons, midbrain


RegionMidbrain dorsal
Likely locationInferior colliculus
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes Tcf7l2 Coro6 Tpbg
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
90.3 Tcf7l2 transcription factor 7 like 2, T cell specific, HMG box
87.0 Syt2 synaptotagmin II
66.1 Lhx9 LIM/homeobox protein Lhx9
60.9 Stac2 SH3 and cysteine-rich domain-containing protein 2
54.1 Coro6 Coronin-6

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.