BrainRegionLPC SC VH PHR

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Phrenic Nucleus

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

  • Top-down path to region: Spinal Cord -> Anterior/Ventral Horn (SC.VH) -> Lamina IX (SC.VH.L9) -> Phrenic Nucleus (LPC.SC.VH.PHR) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Peripheral Control Area (LPC)
  • Area circuit: Breathing and Swallowing Motor (ABS)
  • Role: flexor.nucleus
  • Function: Innervation of diaphragm
  • Notes to function:
    • Projections from Nucleus Solitarius




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
LRC LRC.HL.RA Retroambigualis Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
TEA TARGET.TEA.LUNG Lung thoracic-diaphragm (none) (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


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