BrainRegionLAC SC CC DCN

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Dorsal Commissural Nucleus

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

  • Top-down path to region: Spinal Cord -> Central canal (AVA.SC.CC) -> Lamina X (AVA.SC.CC.L10) -> Dorsal Commissural Nucleus (LAC.SC.CC.DCN) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Autonomous Control Area
  • Role: processor.autonomic
  • Function: Relay of sensory information from pelvic viscera
  • Notes to function: Includes nociception




Component items:

  • Lumbar Dorsal Commisural Nucleus
  • Sacral Dorsal Commisural Nucleus



Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Reference
LAC LAC.FD.HT.PV Paraventricular Nucleus excitatory-glu (unknown reference)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Reference
LAC LAC.HT.BR Barrington's Nucleus excitatory-glu (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


  • no circuits defined



  • no references defined