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Supramarginal Wernike Cortex

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This page covers biological details of component Supramarginal Wernike Cortex. Region is part of aHuman target integrated biological model.

  • Top-down path to region: Cerebral Cortex -> Parietal Lobe (NC.LOBE.PAR) -> Inferior Parietal Lobule (NC.IPL) -> Supramarginal Gyrus (NC.IPL.SMG) -> Supramarginal Wernike Cortex (NPE.NC.IPL.SMW) (see Mind Maps)
  • Type: cortex
  • Quality: L0
  • Brain area: Neocortical Brain - Unimodal Execution Area (NPE)
  • Area circuit: Execution by Auditory Inputs (AES)
  • Brodmann ID: 40
  • Role: cortex.generic
  • Function: Phonological and articulatory processing of words
  • Notes to function:
    • PF, Computing sound of word, tactile learning and memory




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Inbound Region Connections:

Source Area Source Region Source Name Type Role Reference
NCP NCP.NC.PG.S1 Primary Somatosensory Cortex feedforward-glu uncertain Cortico-Cortical Connectivity (S1 -> PTHA, abstract)
NCP.NC.PG.S2 Secondary Somatosensory Cortex feedforward-glu uncertain (unknown reference)
NPE NPE.NC.BRA.PT Broca's Area Pars Triangularis feedforward-glu uncertain Cortical Auditory System (IFC44 -> IPL40, abstract)
NPE.NC.IPL.MST Medial Superior Temporal Area feedforward-glu uncertain Visual Dorsal Pathway (MST -> IPL, abstract)
NPE.NC.STG.PAI Parainsular Area feedforward-glu uncertain (unknown reference)
NSA NSA.NC.IPS.VIP Ventral Intraparietal Sulcus feedforward-glu uncertain 3 Visual Cortex Paths (IPS -> IPL, abstract)
NSA.NC.STG.A3 Wernicke's area A3 feedforward-glu uncertain Cortico-Cortical Connectivity (AA -> PTHA, abstract)
NSA.NC.STG.A4 Wernicke's area A4 feedforward-glu uncertain Cortical Auditory System (AC22 -> IPL40, abstract)
NSA.NC.TTG.A1 Primary Auditory Cortex feedforward-glu uncertain Dual Auditory Processing (A1 -> PPC, abstract)

Outbound Region Connections:

Target Area Target Region Target Name Type Role Reference
NMA NMA.NC.PMC.F2 Dorsal Caudal Premotor Cortex feedforward-glu uncertain Dual Auditory Processing (PPC -> DLPFC, abstract)
NMA.NC.PMC.F4 Ventral Caudal Premotor Cortex feedforward-glu uncertain 3 Visual Cortex Paths (IPL -> vPM, abstract)

Thirdparty Circuits


A1=Primary Auditory Cortex,NSA.NC.TTG.A1
DLPFC=Dorsal Premotor Cortex,MCA.NC.DPMC (see Premotor Cortex)
PPC=Supramarginal Gyrus,NC.IPL.SMG (see Inferior Parietal Lobule)
ST=Wernicke's area A3,NSA.NC.STG.A3
VLPFC=Ventral Premotor Cortex,MCA.NC.VPMC (see Premotor Cortex)

AC22=Wernicke's area A4,NSA.NC.STG.A4
Belt42=Auditory Association Area,NSA.NC.TTG.A2
Core41=Primary Auditory Cortex,NSA.NC.TTG.A1
IFC44=Broca's Area,NPE.NC.PFC.BRA (see Lateral Prefrontal Cortex)
IFC45=Broca's Area,NPE.NC.PFC.BRA (see Lateral Prefrontal Cortex)
IPL40=Supramarginal Gyrus,NC.IPL.SMG (see Inferior Parietal Lobule)
PMC6=Ventral Premotor Cortex,MCA.NC.VPMC (see Premotor Cortex)
PMC8=Anterior Frontal Eye Field,NPE.NC.PMC.AFEF
STS22=Wernicke's area A3,NSA.NC.STG.A3

IPL=Inferior Parietal Lobule,NC.IPL
IPS=Intraparietal Sulcus,NSA.NC.IPS
IT=Inferotemporal Area,NSA.NC.IT
LPC=Mid-Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex,NDM.NC.AL.DLPFC (see Lateral Prefrontal Cortex)
MI=Motor Cortex,NMA.NC.MC
OCC=Occipital Lobe,NC.LOBE.OCC
SPL=Superior Parietal Lobule,NC.SPL
dPM=Dorsal Premotor Cortex,MCA.NC.DPMC (see Premotor Cortex)
pre-SMA=Supplementary Motor Cortex,NMA.NC.SMC
vPM=Ventral Premotor Cortex,MCA.NC.VPMC (see Premotor Cortex)

A1=Primary Auditory Cortex,NSA.NC.TTG.A1
AA=Wernicke's area A3,NSA.NC.STG.A3
M1=Motor Cortex,NMA.NC.MC
MA=Premotor Cortex,NC.PMC
PFC=Prefrontal Cortex,NC.AL.PFC
PTHA=Inferior Parietal Lobule,NC.IPL
S1=Primary Somatosensory Cortex,NCP.NC.PG.S1
SA=Somatosensory Association Cortex,NCP.NC.SPL.SA
V1=Primary Visual Cortex,NSA.NC.OCC.V1
VA=Secondary Visual Cortex,NSA.NC.OCC.V2 (see Occipital Lobe)