astrocyte differentiation Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized features of an astrocyte. An astrocyte is the most abundant type of glial cell. Astrocytes provide support for neurons and regulate the environment in which they function. (Gene Ontology, GO_0048708)
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15 genes participating in the astrocyte differentiation biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
ABL1 ABL proto-oncogene 1, non-receptor tyrosine kinase
ABL2 ABL proto-oncogene 2, non-receptor tyrosine kinase
EIF2B5 eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2B, subunit 5 epsilon, 82kDa
GFAP glial fibrillary acidic protein
HES5 hes family bHLH transcription factor 5
NFIX nuclear factor I/X (CCAAT-binding transcription factor)
NKX2-2 NK2 homeobox 2
NOTCH1 notch 1
PAX6 paired box 6
PPAP2B phosphatidic acid phosphatase type 2B
S100B S100 calcium binding protein B
SHH sonic hedgehog
SOX6 SRY (sex determining region Y)-box 6
STAT3 signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (acute-phase response factor)
VIM vimentin