Excitatory neurons, midbrain


RegionMidbrain dorsal
Likely locationMantle of inferior colliculus
Developmental compartmentMesencephalon
Marker genes Tcf7l2 Zfp239 Cbln2
CommentsFurther split possible based on Th
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
145.2 Tcf7l2 transcription factor 7 like 2, T cell specific, HMG box
144.1 Lhx9 LIM/homeobox protein Lhx9
102.0 Tac1 tachykinin 1
91.8 Barhl1 BarH-like 1 homeobox protein
91.2 Cbln2 Cerebellin-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.