Cell type gene expression markers


This is a list of gene expression markers are used to define cell types. Green rows indicate canonical markers (classical markers used to define the cell type).

Summary: 7014 associations (154 cell types, 4254 gene symbols, 28 tissues); Last updated: 19/02/2019 18:01:34 CET

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Description: Beta cells is the predominant cell type in the pancreatic islets. The beta cells are particularly important because they make insulin.

Gene expression markers for Beta cells

Species Official gene symbol UI Sensitivity Marker count Cell type Germ layer Organ Aliases Product description Disease Action
Mm Hs PBK 0.063 0 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas TOPK,FLJ14385,Nori-3,CT84 PDZ binding kinase flag
Mm Hs CAST 0.059 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas calpastatin Yflag
Mm Hs CHGA 0.058 0.004 5 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas chromogranin A flag
Mm Hs PCSK2 0.035 0.007 4 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas SPC2,NEC2 proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 2 flag
Mm Hs NKX6-2 0.031 0 3 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas NKX6B,GTX,NKX6.1 NK6 homeobox 2 flag
Mm Hs FXYD2 0.027 0 4 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas MGC12372,ATP1G1,HOMG2 FXYD domain containing ion transport regulator 2 Yflag
Mm Hs EFNA5 0.024 0 3 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas AF1,LERK7,EPLG7 ephrin A5 flag
Mm Hs FBLN5 0.024 0 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas EVEC,UP50,DANCE,ARMD3 fibulin 5 Yflag
Mm Hs JPH3 0.023 0 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas JP-3,CAGL237,HDL2,JP3,TNRC22 junctophilin 3 Yflag
Mm Hs CAMP 0.017 0 3 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas CAP18,FALL39,FALL-39,LL37 cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide flag
Mm Hs IAPP 0.015 0.031 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas AMYLIN islet amyloid polypeptide flag
Mm Hs NPY 0.015 0 6 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas PYY4 neuropeptide Y flag
Mm Hs SCGN 0.015 0.022 3 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas SECRET,DJ501N12.8,SEGN,CALBL secretagogin, EF-hand calcium binding protein flag
Mm Hs RIMS1 0.011 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas KIAA0340,RIM1,RAB3IP2,CORD7 regulating synaptic membrane exocytosis 1 Yflag
Hs INS 0.011 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas IDDM2 insulin Yflag
Mm Hs CD40 0.01 0 6 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas Bp50,TNFRSF5 CD40 molecule Yflag
Mm INS2 0.009 0.021 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas insulin II flag
Mm IL4RA 0.009 0 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas interleukin 4 receptor, alpha flag
Mm INS1 0.008 0.024 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas insulin I flag
Mm Hs PCSK1 0.008 0.001 3 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas PC1,NEC1 proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 1 Yflag
Mm Hs NKX6-1 0.007 0 4 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas Nkx6.1,NKX6A NK6 homeobox 1 flag
Mm Hs NGFR 0.007 0 9 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas TNFRSF16,CD271,p75NTR nerve growth factor receptor flag
Mm Hs GJD2 0.006 0.029 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas CX36,GJA9 gap junction protein delta 2 flag
Mm Hs TNF 0.006 0 7 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas TNFSF2,DIF,TNF-alpha,TNFA tumor necrosis factor Yflag
Mm ERO1LB 0.006 0.034 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas ERO1-like beta (S. cerevisiae) flag
Mm Hs PDX1 0.005 0.034 3 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas IDX-1,STF-1,PDX-1,MODY4,IPF1 pancreatic and duodenal homeobox 1 Yflag
Mm Hs SLC30A8 0.005 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas ZnT-8 solute carrier family 30 member 8 Yflag
Mm Hs NTRK1 0.004 0 3 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas TRKA,MTC neurotrophic receptor tyrosine kinase 1 Yflag
Mm Hs G6PC2 0.003 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas IGRP glucose-6-phosphatase catalytic subunit 2 flag
Mm Hs SLC2A2 0.003 0.068 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas GLUT2 solute carrier family 2 member 2 Yflag
Mm Hs NKX2-2 0.003 0 6 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas NKX2.2,NKX2B NK2 homeobox 2 flag
Mm Hs LMX1A 0.003 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas LMX1.1,LMX1 LIM homeobox transcription factor 1 alpha flag
Mm Hs ACVR1C 0.002 0 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas ALK7,ACVRLK7 activin A receptor type 1C flag
Mm Hs MAFA 0.002 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas RIPE3b1,hMafA MAF bZIP transcription factor A flag
Mm Hs IL4 0.002 0 5 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas BSF1,IL-4,BCGF1,BCGF-1,MGC79402 interleukin 4 flag
Mm Hs HAMP 0.002 0 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas LEAP-1,HEPC,HFE2B,LEAP1 hepcidin antimicrobial peptide Yflag
Mm Hs EZH1 0.002 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas KIAA0388,KMT6B enhancer of zeste 1 polycomb repressive complex 2 subunit flag
Mm Hs GAST 0.002 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas gastrin flag
Mm Hs PAX4 0.001 0 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas MODY9 paired box 4 Yflag
Mm Hs GCGR 0 0 2 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas GGR glucagon receptor Yflag
Mm Hs MNX1 0 0 3 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas HB9,HOXHB9,SCRA1,HLXB9 motor neuron and pancreas homeobox 1 Yflag
Mm Hs HTR2B 0 0 1 Beta cells Endoderm Pancreas 5-HT(2B),5-HT2B 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 2B flag

Datasets with computationally identified Beta cells

SRA SRS tissue cluster cell type p-value FDR View
SRA638923 SRS2797103 Pancreas 4 Beta cells 7.39E-13 2.05E-10 view data
SRA667466 SRS3060058 Sympathetic nervous system 3 Beta cells 7.75E-5 9.37E-3 view data
SRA585365 SRS3297651 Pancreas 7 Beta cells 1.78E-7 2.17E-5 view data
SRA585365 SRS3297652 Pancreas 10 Beta cells 3.38E-8 5.49E-6 view data
SRA823298 SRS4144447 Beta cells 2 Beta cells 1.61E-7 9.90E-5 view data
SRA823298 SRS4144447 Beta cells 3 Beta cells 5.87E-5 9.04E-3 view data
SRA653146 SRS2874280 Pancreas 3 Beta cells 5.59E-6 1.93E-4 view data
SRA653146 SRS2874280 Pancreas 8 Beta cells 2.09E-10 1.55E-8 view data