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Gene description

Myelin basic protein

Human tissue RNA category

Tissue enriched (cerebral cortex).

Mouse gene

ENSMUSG00000041607 (version 78)

Annotation summary

Staining of white matter structures and axon-like structures throughout the brain.

Positive cells and structures

Soma and myelin sheet in oligodendrocytes.


Human cerebral cortex
Olfactory bulb
Cerebral cortex
Dorsal tenia tecta

Relative fluorescence intensity

Mouse brain region


olfactory bulb, forebrain
Anterior olfactory nucleus (aon)
Granule cell layer (gro)
Internal plexiform layer (ipl)
Mitral cell layer (mi)
Glomerular layer (gl)
Rostral migratory stream (rms)
External plexiform layer (epl)
External plexiform layer of the accessory OB (epla)
Granule cell layer of the accessory OB (gra)
Glomerular layer of the accessory OB (gla)
basal forebrain, forebrain
Dorsal tenia tecta (dtt)
Caudate putamen (cpu)
Accumbens nucleus, core (acbc)
Accumbens nucleus, shell (acbsh)
Island of Calleja (icj)
Ventral pallidum (vp)
Medial septum (ms)
Nucleus of the vertical limb of the diagonal band (vdb) N/A
Lateral septum (ls)
Nucleus of the horizontal limb of the diagonal band (hdb)
Globus pallidus (gp)
cerebral cortex, forebrain
Frontal association cortex (fra)
Motor cortex (m)
Cingulate cortex (cg)
Piriform cortex, L1 (pirl1)
Piriform cortex, L2 (pirl2)
Piriform cortex, L3 (pirl3)
Insular cortex (i)
Somatosensory cortex (s)
Retrosplenial granular cortex (rsg)
Parietal association cortex (p) N/A
Entorhinal cortex (ent)
Visual cortex (v)
hippocampus, forebrain
Polymorph layer of the dentate gyrus (podg)
Molecular layer of the dentate gyrus (modg)
Granular dentate gyrus (grdg)
CA1 - oriens layer (ca1or)
CA1 - pyramidal layer (ca1py)
CA1 - radiatum layer (ca1ra)
CA2 - oriens layer (ca2or)
CA2 - pyramidal layer (ca2py)
CA2 - radiatum layer (ca2ra)
CA3 - oriens layer (ca3or)
CA3 - pyramidal layer (ca3py)
CA3 - radiatum layer (ca3ra)
Stratum lucidum (slu)
Lacunosum moleculare (lmol)
Subiculum (sub) N/A
circumventricular organs, forebrain
Subfornical organ (sfo)
amygdala, forebrain
Nucleus of the lateral olfactory tract (lot)
Basal medial amygdaloid nucleus (bma)
Basal lateral amygdaloid nucleus (bla)
Cortical amygdala (aco)
Central amygdala (ce)
Medial amygdaloid nucleus (mea)
circumventricular organs, interbrain
Subcommissural organ (sco) N/A
Median eminence (me)
hypothalamus, interbrain
Periventricular hypothalamic nucleus (pe)
Tuberal nucleus (tu)
Supraoptic nucleus (so)
Ventral tuberomammillary nucleus (vtm) N/A
Dorsal tuberomammillary nucleus (dtm) N/A
Mammillary nucleus (mn)
Lateral preoptic area (lpo)
Medial preoptic area (mpo)
Suprachiasmatic nucleus (sch)
Paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus (pa)
Anterior hypothalamic area, central (ahc)
Ventral medial hypothalamic nucleus (vmh)
Arcuate nucleus (arc)
Peduncular part of lateral hypothalmus (plh)
Dorsal medial hypothalamic nucleus (dm)
thalamus, interbrain
Zona incerta (zi)
Parafascicular thalamic nucleus (pf) N/A
Stria terminalis (st)
Pregeniculate nucleus (pg) N/A
Medial geniculate nucleus (mg)
Anterodorsal thalamic nucleus (ad)
Reticular thalamic nucleus (rt)
Vental anterior thalamic nucleus (va)
Medial habenular nucleus (mhb)
Laterodorsal thalamic area (ld)
Paraventricular thalamic nucleus (pv)
Central medial thalamic area (cm)
Ventral lateral thalamic area (vl) N/A
Ventral medial thalamic area (vm)
Lateral habenulal nucleus (lhb)
Ventral posterior thalamus (vpt)
Anterior pretactal nucleus (apt)
Retromammillary nucleus (rm) N/A
midbrain motor, midbrain
Substantia nigra, reticular (snr)
Periaquaductal grey (pag)
Interpeduncular nucleus (ip) N/A
Mesencephalic retic form (mrt) N/A
Red nucleus (r) N/A
Oculomotor nucleus (3n) N/A
Mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus (me5) N/A
Ventral tegmental area (vta)
midbrain behavioral, midbrain
Substantia nigra, compact (snc)
Dorsal raphe nucleus (dr)
Median raphe nucleus (mnr) N/A
midbrain sensory, midbrain
Superior colliculi (sc)
External cortical inferior colliculli (ecic)
cerebellum, hindbrain
Vestibulocerebellar nucleus (vecb) N/A
Moleuclar layer of the cerebellum (cemol) N/A
Purkinje layer of the cerebellum (cepur)
Granular layer of the cerebellum (cegr)
circumventricular organs, hindbrain
Medulla (ap)
pons, hindbrain
Parabrachial nucleus (pbp)
Barrington's nucleus (bar) N/A
Koelliker-fuse nucleus (kf) N/A
Motor tregiminal nucleus (5n)
Principle sensory trigeminal nucleus (pr5)
Locus coeruleus (lc)
Pontine nucleus (pn) N/A
Vestibular nucleus (ve)
Pontine reticular nucleus, oral (pno) N/A
Lateral lemniscus (ll) N/A
Superior paraolivary nucleus (spo)
medulla, hindbrain
Nucleus of the solitary tract (sol)
Raphe magnus nucleus (rmg)
Cochlear nucleus (cn)
Lateral paragigantocellular nucleus (lpg)
Raphe pallidus nucleus (rpa)
Facial nucleus (7n)
Hypoglossal nucleus (12n)
Ambiguus nucleus (amb)
External cuneate nucleus (ecu)
Inferior olivary nucleus (io)
Raphe obscures nucleus (rob)
Dorsal motor nucleus of vagus (10n)

Antibodies in assay