BrainRegionLRC MM CNF

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Cuneiform Nucleus

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

  • Top-down path to region: Midbrain Mesencephalon -> Mesencephalic Reticular Formation (MM.RF) -> Mesencephalic Reticular Formation, Medial Column (MM.RF.MED) -> Cuneiform Nucleus (LRC.MM.CNF) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Lower Brain - Motor Reflex Area (LRC)
  • Area circuit: Gait and Posture Control (LGP)
  • Role: processor.automatic
  • Function: Passive coping strategy to novel, painful or threatening stimuli
  • Notes to function:
    • modulatory nucleus
    • medial part of midbrain RF




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
LPC LPC.SC.PH.CL Clarke Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
LAC LAC.HL.VGN Vagus Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)
LRC LRC.HL.PRF.GCR Gigantocellular Reticular Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)
LRC.HT.KFN Kolliker-Fuse Nucleus excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


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