BrainRegionLPC SC VH RPL

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Retroposterolateral Nucleus

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This page covers biological details of component Retroposterolateral 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) -> Retroposterolateral Nucleus (LPC.SC.VH.RPL) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Peripheral Control Area (LPC)
  • Area circuit: Control Body Special Flexors (MBFS)
  • Role: flexor.nucleus
  • Function: Innervation of limbs muscles
  • Notes to function:
    • Fingers




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
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 abductor-digiti-minimi-muscle (none) (unknown reference)
TARGET.TEA.LEG Leg flexor-longus-digitorum-muscle (none) (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


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