BrainRegionLRC HL NPH

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Prepositus Nucleus

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

  • Top-down path to region: Hindbrain Myelencephalon -> Myelencephalic Motor Nuclei (HL.MN) -> Prepositus Nucleus (LRC.HL.NPH) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Motor Reflex Area
  • Role: processor.automatic
  • Function: Integrate PPRF phasic signal to provide tonic signal of abducens
  • Notes to function: Part of horizontal gaze holding system




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Reference
LMC LMC.HT.TG.LDT Laterodorsal Tegmental Nucleus modulatory-ach Head Direction Cell Circuit (DTN -> NPRP)
LPC LPC.HT.MVBN Medial Vestibular Nucleus excitatory-glu Head Direction Cell Circuit (MVSN -> NPRP)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Reference
LMC LMC.HT.TG.LDT Laterodorsal Tegmental Nucleus excitatory-glu (unknown reference)
LRC LRC.HL.INM Intercalated Nucleus of Medulla excitatory-glu (unknown reference)
LRC.MM.PT.NOT Nucleus of Optic Tract excitatory-glu (unknown reference)
LRC.MM.SCNF Subcuneiform Nucleus excitatory-glu (unknown reference)
NSA NSA.FD.TH.SG Suprageniculate Nucleus of Thalamus excitatory-glu Head Direction Cell Circuit (NPRP -> SUPGEN)

Thirdparty Circuits


AD=Anterodorsal Nucleus,FMM.FD.TH.AD
DTN=Laterodorsal Tegmental Nucleus,LMC.HT.TG.DTG
EC=Entorhinal Cortex,FMM.NC.PH.ET (see Rhinal Cortex)
HC=Hippocampus,FMM.FT.HC (see Hippocampal Formation)
IPD=Interpeduncular Nucleus,FEC.HT.TG.IPD
LD=Lateral Dorsal Nucleus of Thalamus,FMM.FD.TH.LD
LMB=Lateral Mammillary Nucleus,FMM.FD.MB.LMB
MVSN=Medial Vestibular Nucleus,LPC.HT.MVBN
NPRP=Prepositus Nucleus,LRC.HL.NPH
PC=Parietal Lobe,NC.LOBE.PAR
PRHC=Postrhinal Cortex,FMM.NC.PH.POR
RSP=Retrosplenial Cortex,NCP.NC.MPL.RSC
SUPGEN=Suprageniculate Nucleus of Thalamus,NSA.FD.TH.SG
VC=Occipital Lobe,NC.LOBE.OCC