BrainRegionLAC FD HT RCH

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Retrochiasmatic Nucleus

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

  • Top-down path to region: Forebrain Diencephalon -> Hypothalamus (FD.HT) -> Anterior Hypothalamus Area (LAC.FD.HT.AHT) -> Chiasmatic Area (LAC.FD.HT.CHS) -> Retrochiasmatic Nucleus (LAC.FD.HT.RCH) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Autonomous Control Area
  • Role: processor.autonomic
  • Function: Maintenance of normal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Reference
NDM NDM.NC.AL.FPC Lateral Frontopolar Cortex excitatory-glu Prefrontal Cortex (PFC) in emotional behavior (OPFC -> HT, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Reference
LLC LLC.HT.PN.RSP Rostral Pontine Nucleus excitatory-glu Prefrontal Cortex (PFC) in emotional behavior (HT -> PN, abstract)

Thirdparty Circuits


ACG=Anterior Cingulate Cortex,NC.AL.ACG (see Anterior Cingulate Area)
HCA=Hippocampus,FMM.FT.HC (see Hippocampal Formation)
LPFC=Mid-Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex,NDM.NC.AL.DLPFC (see Lateral Prefrontal Cortex)
OPFC=Orbitofrontal Cortex,NC.AL.OPFC (see Orbitomedial Prefrontal Cortex)
PCA=Medial Parietal Lobule,NC.MPL
PN=Pontine Nuclear Complex,HT.PN (see Metencephalic Sensory Nuclei)
TH=Mediodorsal Nucleus of Thalamus,FD.TH.MD (see Cognitive Thalamus)