BrainRegionLLC HT PN PBB

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Pontobulbar Body

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This page covers biological details of component Pontobulbar Body. Region is part of aHuman target integrated biological model.

  • Top-down path to region: Hindbrain Metencephalon -> Metencephalic Sensory Nuclei (HT.SN) -> Pontine Nuclear Complex (HT.PN) -> Pontobulbar Body (LLC.HT.PN.PBB) (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 neck proprioception to cerebellum
  • Notes to function:
    • Walking, speaking, breathing, part of corticopontocerebellar pathway




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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)
NMA NMA.NC.MC Motor Cortex excitatory-glu uncertain Prefrontal Cortex (PFC) in motor behavior (MC -> PN, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
LLC LLC.HT.CR.PV Cerebellar Paravermis excitatory-glu uncertain Prefrontal Cortex (PFC) in motor behavior (PN -> CR, abstract)

Thirdparty Circuits


CN.PU=Striatum,FEC.FT.ST (see Basal Ganglia)
CR=Cerebellar Complex,LLC.HT.CRC
GP=Globus Pallidus,FEC.FT.GP (see Basal Ganglia)
LPFC=Mid-Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex,NDM.NC.AL.DLPFC (see Lateral Prefrontal Cortex)
MC=Motor Cortex,NMA.NC.MC
PMC=Premotor Cortex,NC.PMC
PN=Pontine Nuclear Complex,HT.PN (see Metencephalic Sensory Nuclei)
SN=Substantia Nigra,FEC.FT.SN (see Basal Ganglia)
TH=Ventral Thalamus,FD.TH.VTH (see Motor Thalamus)