BrainRegionLMC MM RP SUC

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Superior Central Raphe Nucleus

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

  • Top-down path to region: Midbrain Mesencephalon -> Mesencephalic Reticular Formation (MM.RF) -> Mesencephalic Reticular Formation, Midline Column (MM.RF.MID) -> Superior Central Raphe Nucleus (LMC.MM.RP.SUC) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Modulatory Contol Area
  • Role: processor.autonomic
  • Function: Block or temporarily suspend mnemonic processes in the hippocampus; Hallucinations
  • Notes to function: Directs HC to disregard insignificant events; inhibitory nucleus; B6,B8; Insomnia; inhibitory nucleus




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Reference
FAM FAM.FD.LHB.MED Lateral Habenula Medial Part excitatory-glu Habenula Connections (LHb -> MR, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Reference
FAM FAM.FT.SEP.LT Lateral Septal Nucleus modulatory-5ht (unknown reference)
FEC FEC.FD.STN.ICD Subthalamic Nucleus Internal Caudal modulatory-5ht (unknown reference)
FMM FMM.FD.MB.MMB Medial Mammillary Nucleus modulatory-5ht (unknown reference)
LAC LAC.FD.HT.PN Posterior Hypothalamic Nucleus modulatory-5ht (unknown reference)
LAC.FD.HT.SUM Supramammillary Nucleus modulatory-5ht (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


CPu=Striatum,FEC.FT.ST (see Basal Ganglia)
DBB=Diagonal Band of Broca,FAM.FT.SEP.DBB
DR=Dorsal Raphe Nucleus,LMC.MM.RP.DRN
GPi=Globus Pallidus Internal,FEC.FT.GPI (see Basal Ganglia)
IP=Interpeduncular Nucleus,FEC.HT.TG.IPD
LH=Lateral Hypothalamic Area,LAC.FD.HT.LT (see Hypothalamus)
LHb=Lateral Habenula,FAM.FD.LHB (see Habenula)
LPO=Ventrolateral Preoptic Nucleus,LAC.FD.HT.VLPO
MHb=Medial Habenula,FAM.FD.MHB
MR=Superior Central Raphe Nucleus,LMC.MM.RP.SUC
S=Septal Nuclei,FAM.FT.SEP
SNc=Substantia Nigra Pars Compacta Lateral,FEC.FT.SNC.LT
VTA=Ventral Tegmental Area,LMC.MM.VTA