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Accessory abducens nucleus

Name: Accessory abducens nucleus
Description: A small cluster of neurons in the pontine reticular formation in some mammals, containing the majority of motoneurons innervating the retractor bulbi muscles of the eye[1]
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Id: nlx_144454
Organism: rabbit, pig, Rat
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Brain regions that send axons into this region: Magnocellular part of red nucleus [1]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Robinson FR et al. (2001) Projection of the magnocellular red nucleus to the region of the accessory abducens nucleus in the rabbit. Neurobiol Learn Mem 76: 358-74 PubMed

Notes

This page uses this default form:PONS_brain_region

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



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AfferentProjectionsMagnocellular part of red nucleus  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionA small cluster of neurons in the pontine reticular formation in some mammals, containing the majority of motoneurons innervating the retractor bulbi muscles of the eye
EditorialNoteAccording to Brain Info, Crosby-1962 questioned whether, in the human, it exists independently of the accessory facial nucleus.
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idnlx_144454  +
LabelAccessory abducens nucleus  +
ModifiedDate13 December 2013  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SpeciesRabbit  +, Pig  +, and Rat  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +