Excitatory neurons, cerebral cortex


Likely locationLateral cortex layer 6: gustatory, barrel field, auditory
Developmental compartmentTelencephalon
Marker genes Nr4a2 Col24a1 Oprk1
Taxon Neurons
CNS neurons
Telencephalon projecting neurons
Telencephalon projecting 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
889.7 Nr4a2 Nuclear receptor subfamily 4 group A member 2
346.2 Oprk1 Kappa-type opioid receptor
195.9 B3gat2 Galactosylgalactosylxylosylprotein 3-beta-glucuronosyltransferase 2
122.1 Sstr2 Somatostatin receptor type 2
112.9 Rgs12 regulator of G-protein signaling 12

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.