BrainRegionLPC SC VH PM

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Posteromedial Nucleus

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

  • Top-down path to region: Spinal Cord -> Anterior/Ventral Horn (SC.VH) -> Lamina VIII (SC.VH.L8) -> Posteromedial Nucleus (LPC.SC.VH.PM) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Peripheral Control Area (LPC)
  • Area circuit: Control Body Generic Flexors (MBFG)
  • Role: flexor.nucleus
  • Function: Innervation of trunk muscles
  • Notes to function:
    • Upper and lower




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
LRC LRC.HL.PRF.GCR Gigantocellular Reticular Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain Motor neurons control (MRF -> EGMN, abstract)
NMA NMA.NC.MC Motor Cortex excitatory-glu uncertain Cerebellum functional divisions (CTX -> SCM, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
TEA TARGET.TEA.HAND Hand anterior-deltoid-muscle (none) (unknown reference)
TARGET.TEA.LEG Leg leg-adductor-brevis-muscle (none) (unknown reference)
TARGET.TEA.TRUNK Trunk trunk-abdominal-external-oblique-muscle (none) (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


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