BrainRegionLLC HL ARC

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Arcuate Nucleus of Medulla

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

  • Top-down path to region: Hindbrain Myelencephalon -> Myelencephalic Sensory Nuclei (HL.SN) -> Arcuate Nucleus of Medulla (LLC.HL.ARC) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Locomotion Control Area (LLC)
  • Area circuit: Spinocerebellar Learning (LLL)
  • Role: processor.autonomic
  • Function: Relay cardiorepriratory proprioception to cerebellum
  • Notes to function:
    • Receives fibers from spinothalamic tract and sends to CR
    • controlling respiratory frequency
    • chemosensitivity and cardiorespiratory activity




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
LPC LPC.SC.PH.CL Clarke Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
LLC LLC.HT.CR.PV Cerebellar Paravermis excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


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