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Medial Rostral Orbitofrontal Cortex

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This page covers biological details of component Medial Rostral Orbitofrontal Cortex. Region is part of aHuman target integrated biological model.

  • Top-down path to region: Cerebral Cortex -> Anterior Lobe (NC.LOBE.ANT) -> Prefrontal Cortex (NC.AL.PFC) -> Orbitomedial Prefrontal Cortex (NC.AL.OMPFC) -> Orbitofrontal Cortex (NC.AL.OPFC) -> Rostral Orbitofrontal Cortex (NDM.NC.AL.ROFC) -> Medial Rostral Orbitofrontal Cortex (NDM.NC.AL.ROFCM) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: cortex
  • Brain area: Neocortical Brain - Decision Making Area
  • Brodmann ID: 12
  • Role: cortex.generic
  • Function: Somatosensory selection of novelty
  • Notes to function: 12M




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Reference
NCP NCP.NC.SPL.SA Somatosensory Association Cortex feedforward-glu Cortico-Cortical Connectivity (SA -> PFC, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Reference
NDM NDM.NC.AL.ROFCL Lateral Rostral Orbitofrontal Cortex feedforward-glu Regulation of Social Brain (MPFC -> OFC, abstract)
NDM.NC.AL.ROFCR Most Rostral Orbitofrontal Cortex feedforward-glu Regulation of Social Brain (MPFC -> OFC, abstract)

Thirdparty Circuits


Caud=Caudate Nucleus,FEC.FT.CN (see Basal Ganglia)
DACC=Dorsal Anterior Cingulate Area,NDM.NC.AL.DACG
DLPFC=Mid-Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex,NDM.NC.AL.DLPFC (see Lateral Prefrontal Cortex)
Hipp=Hippocampus,FMM.FT.HC (see Hippocampal Formation)
IFG=Inferior Prefrontal Gyrus,NDM.NC.AL.IPG
LSN=Lateral Spinal Nucleus,LAC.SC.LH.LSN
MPFC=Orbitofrontal Cortex,NC.AL.OPFC (see Orbitomedial Prefrontal Cortex)
NACC=Accumbens Nucleus,FEC.FT.ACC (see Basal Ganglia)
OFC=Orbitofrontal Cortex,NC.AL.OPFC (see Orbitomedial Prefrontal Cortex)
PhippG=Entorhinal Cortex,FMM.NC.PH.ET (see Rhinal Cortex)
Put=Dorsal Putamen,FEC.FT.DPU (see Basal Ganglia)
SGC=Subgenual Cingulate Cortex,NCP.NC.AL.SGCG
SN=Substantia Nigra,FEC.FT.SN (see Basal Ganglia)
VACC=Ventral Anterior Cingulate Area,NDM.NC.AL.VACG
VTA=Ventral Tegmental Area,LMC.MM.VTA
VentPal=Ventral Pallidum,FEC.FT.VP (see Basal Ganglia)

ATH=Anterior Nucleus of Thalamus,FD.TH.AN (see Cognitive Thalamus)
BGA=Basal Ganglia,FEC.FT.BG
FrontalCortex=Anterior Lobe,NC.LOBE.ANT
LGN=Lateral Geniculate Nucleus,NSA.FD.LGN
OPN=Oculomotor Nucleus,LPC.MM.OCN
ParietalCortex=Parietal Lobe,NC.LOBE.PAR
Pulvinar=Pulvinar,FD.PV (see Sensory Thalamus)
RF=Pontine Reticular Formation,HT.RF
Retina=Retinal Nucleus,LPC.FD.RT
SCi=Superior Colliculus,MM.SC (see Reflexes Nuclei of Midbrain Mesencephalon)
SCs=Superior Colliculus,MM.SC (see Reflexes Nuclei of Midbrain Mesencephalon)
SNc=Substantia Nigra Pars Compacta Lateral,FEC.FT.SNC.LT
SNr=Substantia Nigra Pars Reticulata Dorsolateral,FEC.FT.SNR.DL
SpinalCord=Lamina IX,SC.VH.L9 (see Anterior/Ventral Horn)
Striatum=Striatum,FEC.FT.ST (see Basal Ganglia)
VisualCortex=Occipital Lobe,NC.LOBE.OCC