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Superior central nucleus

Name: Superior central nucleus
Description: A large cell serotonergic raphe nucleus in the upper pons and lower mesencephalon that is part of the reticular formation[1]
Synonym(s): nucleus centralis superior
Is part of: pontine reticular formation, serotonergic system, Raphe Nuclei
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: birnlex_889
Organism: Rat, Monkey
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References

  1. Kemper TL et al. (1997) Age-related neuronal loss in the nucleus centralis superior of the rhesus monkey. Acta Neuropathol 94: 124-30 PubMed

Notes

This page uses this default form:PONS_brain_region

Non structured information for this region can be found https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Median_raphe_nucleus



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Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionA large cell serotonergic raphe nucleus in the upper pons and lower mesencephalon that is part of the reticular formation
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_889  +
Is part ofPontine reticular formation  +, Serotonergic system  +, and Raphe Nuclei  +
LabelSuperior central nucleus  +
ModifiedDate10 September 2014  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SpeciesRat  +, and Monkey  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
Synonymnucleus centralis superior  +