BrainRegionFAM FT AM ITC

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Intercalated Amygdaloid Nuclei

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This page covers biological details of component Intercalated Amygdaloid Nuclei. 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) -> Intercalated Amygdaloid Nuclei (FAM.FT.AM.ITC) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Brain area: Forebrain - Affective Motivations Area
  • Role: processor.affective.conscious
  • Function: inhibit excessive emotional behavior
  • Notes to function: inhibitory




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Reference
FAM FAM.FT.AM.BM Magnocellular Basal Amygdaloid Nucleus excitatory-glu (unknown reference)
FAM.FT.AM.LADL Dorsolateral Amygdaloid Nucleus excitatory-glu (unknown reference)
NDM NDM.NC.AL.DMPFC Dorsomedial Prefrontal Cortex excitatory-glu (unknown reference)
NDM.NC.AL.VMPFC Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex excitatory-glu (unknown reference)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Reference
FAM FAM.FT.AM.CEM Medial Central Amygdaloid Nucleus inhibitory-gaba (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


B=Basal Amygdaloid Nucleus,FAM.FT.AM.B (see Amygdala)
CE=Central Amygdala,FAM.FT.AM.CEA (see Amygdala)
Hippocampus=Hippocampus,FMM.FT.HC (see Hippocampal Formation)
ITC=Intercalated Amygdaloid Nuclei,FAM.FT.AM.ITC
LA=Lateral Amygdaloid Nucleus,FAM.FT.AM.LA (see Amygdala)
Striatum=Striatum,FEC.FT.ST (see Basal Ganglia)
dlPFC=Mid-Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex,NDM.NC.AL.DLPFC (see Lateral Prefrontal Cortex)
vmPFC=Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex,NDM.NC.AL.VMPFC