optic nerve development Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the optic nerve over time, from its formation to the mature structure. The sensory optic nerve originates from the bipolar cells of the retina and conducts visual information to the brainstem. The optic nerve exits the back of the eye in the orbit, enters the optic canal, and enters the central nervous system at the optic chiasm (crossing) where the nerve fibers become the optic tract just prior to entering the hindbrain. (Gene Ontology, GO_0021554)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0021554
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6 genes participating in the optic nerve development biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
ATOH7 atonal homolog 7 (Drosophila)
KCNJ10 potassium channel, inwardly rectifying subfamily J, member 10
NAV2 neuron navigator 2
NKX2-2 NK2 homeobox 2
PAX2 paired box 2
TMEM126A transmembrane protein 126A