BrainRegionLPC HT IVBN

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Inferior Vestibular Nuclei

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This page covers biological details of component Inferior Vestibular Nuclei. Region is part of aHuman target integrated biological model.

  • Top-down path to region: Hindbrain Metencephalon -> Vestibular Nuclei (LPC.HT.VBN) -> Inferior Vestibular Nuclei (LPC.HT.IVBN) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Peripheral Control Area (LPC)
  • Area circuit: Vestibular Sensory and Motor (AVB)
  • Role: sensory.nucleus
  • Function: maintain balance, coordinating postural adjustments
  • Notes to function:
    • to CR
    • to oculomotor, trochlear, abducens, accessory oculomotor




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
LPC LPC.PN.SG.SVB Vestibular Ganglion - Saccule Neurons excitatory-glu uncertain Cerebellum functional divisions (VBG -> VB, abstract)
LPC.SC.IZ.CCV Central Cervical Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)
LRC LRC.HT.PRF.RPO Oral Pontine Reticular Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
LRC LRC.HT.CR.FN Cerebellar Flocconodular Lobe excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)
LRC.HT.PRF.CRF Caudal Pontine Reticular Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain Vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) (VestibularNuclei -> PPRF, abstract)

Thirdparty Circuits


Abducens=Abducens Nucleus,LPC.HT.ABD
FEF=Frontal Eye Field,NMA.NC.PMC.FEF (see Premotor Cortex)
Oculomotor=Oculomotor Nucleus,LPC.MM.OCN
PPRF=Paramedian Pontine Reticular Formation,HT.PRF.PPRF (see Pontine Reticular Formation)
VestibularGanglion=Vestibular Ganglion,LPC.PN.SG.VB
VestibularNuclei=Inferior Vestibular Nuclei,LPC.HT.IVBN