BrainRegionFAM FT AM COA

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Anterior Cortical Amygdaloid Nucleus

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This page covers biological details of component Anterior Cortical Amygdaloid Nucleus. Region is part of aHuman target integrated biological model.

  • Top-down path to region: Forebrain Telencephalon -> Extended Amygdala (FAM.FT.EXTAM) -> Amygdala (FAM.FT.AM) -> Corticomedial Nuclear Complex (FAM.FT.AM.CTM) -> Cortical Amygdaloid Nucleus (FAM.FT.AM.CO) -> Anterior Cortical Amygdaloid Nucleus (FAM.FT.AM.COA) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Forebrain - Affective Motivations Area (FAM)
  • Area circuit: Conditional Context Sensory Data and Memory Attention (FAMXCS)
  • Role: processor.affective
  • Function: olfactory processing - conditional contextual signaling




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
LPC LPC.FT.MOB Main Olfactory Bulb excitatory-glu driver Summary of main projection pathways in the olfactory system (MOB -> AMYG, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
FAM FAM.FT.AM.AB Accessory Basal Amygdaloid Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


AMO=Anterior Cortical Amygdaloid Nucleus,FAM.FT.AM.COA
AON=Anterior Olfactory Nucleus,LPC.FT.AON
OB=Main Olfactory Bulb,LPC.FT.MOB
OE=Main Olfactory Epithelium,LPC.PN.SG.MOE
PC=Prepyriform Cortex,NSA.NC.PH.PRP