BrainRegionFEC FT GPE LT

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Globus Pallidus External Lateral

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This page covers biological details of component Globus Pallidus External Lateral. Region is part of aHuman target integrated biological model.

  • Top-down path to region: Forebrain Telencephalon -> Basal Ganglia (FEC.FT.BG) -> Globus Pallidus (FEC.FT.GP) -> Dorsal Pallidum (FEC.FT.DP) -> Globus Pallidus External (FEC.FT.GPE) -> Globus Pallidus External Lateral (FEC.FT.GPE.LT) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Forebrain - Execution Control Area (FEC)
  • Area circuit: Motor Flexor Loop (FECMF)
  • Role: basal.ganglia.pallidum
  • Function: Flexor loop




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
FEC FEC.FD.STN.LT Subthalamic Nucleus Lateral excitatory-glu uncertain Summary of the organization of the substantia nigra pars reticulata and pedunculopontine nucleus in lamprey (STN -> GPe, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
FEC FEC.FT.GPI.LT Globus Pallidus Internal Lateral inhibitory-gaba uncertain (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


GPi=Globus Pallidus Internal,FEC.FT.GPI (see Basal Ganglia)
GPo=Globus Pallidus External,FEC.FT.GPE (see Basal Ganglia)
M1=Motor Cortex,NMA.NC.MC
PMC=Premotor Cortex,NC.PMC
PU=Dorsal Putamen,FEC.FT.DPU (see Basal Ganglia)
S1=Primary Somatosensory Cortex,NCP.NC.PG.S1
SMC=Supplementary Motor Cortex,NMA.NC.SMC
SN=Substantia Nigra,FEC.FT.SN (see Basal Ganglia)
STN=Subthalamic Nucleus,FEC.FD.STN (see Subthalamus Area)
VLo=Ventral Lateral Nucleus,NMA.FD.TH.VL