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Parvocellular Reticular Nucleus

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

  • Top-down path to region: Hindbrain Metencephalon -> Pontine Reticular Formation (HT.RF) -> Pontine Reticular Formation, Medial Column (HT.RF.MED) -> Paramedian Pontine Reticular Formation (HT.PRF.PPRF) -> Parvocellular Reticular Nucleus (LRC.HT.PRF.PVR) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Motor Reflex Area (LRC)
  • Area circuit: Breathing and Swallowing Reflexes (LRB)
  • Role: subcortical.motor.flexor
  • Function: Flow of respiratory current out of organism
  • Notes to function:
    • Projects to facial nucleus, hypoglossal nucleus and parabrachial nucleus




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
FEC FEC.FT.SNC.MED Substantia Nigra Pars Compacta Medial modulatory-da uncertain (unknown reference)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
LPC LPC.HT.FCM Facial Motor Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain Vocal Control (RF -> MotorVII, abstract)
LPC.HT.TRM Trigeminal Motor Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain Vocal Control (RF -> MotorV, abstract)

Thirdparty Circuits


A1=Primary Auditory Cortex,NSA.NC.TTG.A1
Broca=Broca's Area,NPE.NC.PFC.BRA (see Lateral Prefrontal Cortex)
M2=Supplementary Motor Cortex,NMA.NC.SMC
MotorV=Trigeminal Motor Nucleus,LPC.HT.TRM
MotorVII=Facial Motor Nucleus,LPC.HT.FCM
NucleusAmbiguus=Ambiguus Nucleus,LPC.HL.AMB
NucleusXII=Hypoglossal Motor Nucleus,LPC.HL.HYG
Premotor24=Ventral Anterior Cingulate Area,NDM.NC.AL.VACG
RF=Pontine Reticular Formation,HT.RF
Wernike=Wernicke's area A4,NSA.NC.STG.A4