BrainRegionFEC FT PU VT

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Ventral Putamen

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This page covers biological details of component Ventral Putamen. Region is part of aHuman target integrated biological model.

  • Top-down path to region: Forebrain Telencephalon -> Basal Ganglia (FEC.FT.BG) -> Striatum (FEC.FT.ST) -> Ventral Striatum (FEC.FT.VST) -> Ventral Putamen (FEC.FT.PU.VT) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: nucleus
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Forebrain - Execution Control Area (FEC)
  • Area circuit: Motor Motivational Salience (FECLM)
  • Role: basal.ganglia.pallidum
  • Function: Evaluation of flavors, taste, motivation loop




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
FEC FEC.FD.STN.DL Subthalamic Nucleus Dorsolateral excitatory-glu uncertain (unknown reference)
NDM NDM.NC.AL.VACG Ventral Anterior Cingulate Area excitatory-glu uncertain Global visual system (FrontalCortex -> BGA, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
FAM FAM.FT.EPF Endopiriform Nucleus inhibitory-gaba uncertain Connectivity map of the habenula (CPu -> EP, abstract)
FEC FEC.FT.SNR.MED Substantia Nigra Pars Reticulata Medial inhibitory-gaba uncertain (unknown reference)

Thirdparty Circuits


CPu=Striatum,FEC.FT.ST (see Basal Ganglia)
EP=Endopiriform Nucleus,FAM.FT.EPF
Hippo=Hippocampus,FMM.FT.HC (see Hippocampal Formation)
IPN=Interpeduncular Nucleus,FEC.HT.TG.IPD
L=Lateral Habenula,FAM.FD.LHB (see Habenula)
LH=Lateral Hypothalamic Nucleus,LAC.FD.HT.LTN
M=Medial Habenula,FAM.FD.MHB
NAc=Accumbens Nucleus,FEC.FT.ACC (see Basal Ganglia)
PAG=Periaqueductal Gray Matter,LMC.MM.PAG
Raphe=Raphe Nuclei of Medulla,LMC.HL.RP (see Medullary Reticular Formation)
SNc=Substantia Nigra Pars Compacta,FEC.FT.SNC (see Basal Ganglia)
Septum=Septal Nuclei,FAM.FT.SEP
VTA=Ventral Tegmental Area,LMC.MM.VTA