Excitatory neurons, midbrain


RegionMidbrain dorsal
Likely locationInferior colliculus
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes Lhx9 Tfap2d Adcyap1
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
132.5 Lhx9 LIM/homeobox protein Lhx9
127.5 Tcf7l2 transcription factor 7 like 2, T cell specific, HMG box
99.3 Tfap2d transcription factor AP-2, delta
94.3 Sst somatostatin
61.5 Ndst4 Bifunctional heparan sulfate N-deacetylase/N-sulfotransferase 4 Heparan sulfate N-deacetylase 4 Heparan sulfate N-sulfotransferase 4

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.