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Table 3 Top 20 brain-specific genes.

From: Comparison and consolidation of microarray data sets of human tissue expression

Entrez GeneID Consolidated Rank Rosetta1 MAX Rosetta2 MAX Stanford MAX Genealtas MAX Locuslink Symbol Description
2670 1 5.25 4.90 5.02 3.48 GFAP Glial fibrillary acidic protein, a major intermediate filament proteins of astrocytes
11075 2 4.57 4.45 4.53 5.04 STMN2 Stathmin-like 2, a neuronal growth-associated protein
2596 3 6.38 5.69 4.16 2.75 GAP43 Growth associated protein 43, regulates growth of axons during development and regeneration
4747 4 4.86 3.47 3.33 3.75 NEFL Neurofilament, light polypeptide, a major constituent of the axoskeleton
5354 5 5.13 2.72 4.30 4.45 PLP1 Proteolipid protein 1, predominant myelin protein present in CNS
5375 6 4.47 4.95 2.97 2.09 PMP2 Peripheral myelin protein 2
9568 7 3.41 3.89 4.25 2.19 GABBR2 Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) B receptor 2
9118 8 4.06 4.02 3.24 1.79 INA Internexin neuronal intermediate filament protein alpha
1759 9 3.24 3.35 2.93 2.69 DNM1 Dynamin 1, involved in clathrin-mediated endocytosis
6456 10 3.57 3.45 2.46 2.51 SH3GL2 SH3-domain GRB2-like 2, Endophilin 1, mediator of synaptic vesicle formation
6616 11 5.54 3.25 1.52 4.17 SNAP25 Synaptosomal-associated protein 25 kDa, a SNARE protein required for neuronal exocytosis
29114 12 4.10 3.09 3.80 2.00 NP22 Neural protein 22
4155 13 5.10 3.46 1.30 4.79 MBP Myelin basic protein, major constituent of myelin sheath of oligodendrocytes and Schwann
11076 14 2.67 3.43 2.84 2.27 TPPP Tubulin polymerization promoting protein
6285 15 2.87 2.21 3.54 3.64 S100B S100 calcium binding protein B, glial-derived protein serving as neurotrophic factor and neuronal survival protein
4741 16 2.97 2.78 2.55 2.52 NEFM Neurofilament, medium polypeptide 150 kDa
1463 17 3.25 5.22 1.54 1.97 NCAN Neurocan, involved in the modulation of cell adhesion and migration.
3797 18 3.86 2.98 2.56 1.56 KIF3C Neurospecific KIF3C kinesin family member 3
29106 19 4.83 2.81 2.50 1.51 SCG3 Secretogranin III, a neuroendocrine secretory protein
81551 20 3.44 2.41 1.85 2.67 STMN4 Stathmin-like 4, regulation of the microtubule cytoskeleton
  1. The top twenty genes based on the integrative MAX scoring are displayed. Besides the consolidated rank, the MAX values for the single data sets are also presented.