cranial nerve formation Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The process that gives rise to the cranial nerves. This process pertains to the initial formation of a structure from unspecified parts. The cranial nerves are composed of twelve pairs of nerves that emanate from the nervous tissue of the hindbrain. These nerves are sensory, motor, or mixed in nature, and provide the motor and general sensory innervation of the head, neck and viscera. They mediate vision, hearing, olfaction and taste and carry the parasympathetic innervation of the autonomic ganglia that control visceral functions. (Gene Ontology, GO_0021603)
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5 genes participating in the cranial nerve formation biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
ATP8B1 ATPase, aminophospholipid transporter, class I, type 8B, member 1
HOXA1 homeobox A1
PAX2 paired box 2
PHOX2A paired-like homeobox 2a
TFAP2A transcription factor AP-2 alpha (activating enhancer binding protein 2 alpha)