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Red nucleus

Name: Red nucleus
Description: Large round nucleus located in the midbrain tegmentum, consisting of a magnocellular and parvicellular portion in most species studied.
Synonym(s): Nucleus ruber
Is part of: midbrain tegmentum
Has role: PONS reference structure
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: birnlex_1478
Defining criteria: cyto-architecture, chemoarchitecture
Organism: mammal
Link to OWL / RDF: Download this content as OWL/RDF
Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 496
Defining Criteria: cyto-architecture, chemoarchitecture
Cyto-architecture defining Criteria: Higher concentration of large cell bodies than in surrounding regions.
Chemoarchitecture defining Criteria: Complement component 1, q subcomponent-like 2 (C1QL2) marker for red nucleus neurons. [1]
Brain regions that send axons into this region: Cerebellum, Primary motor cortex
Brain regions that receive axons from this region: Spinal cord, Inferior olivary complex

Parts of Red nucleus

Inferred outgoing projections for Red nucleus

The following brain regions receive axons from Red nucleus: Accessory abducens nucleus, Dentate nucleus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.

Inferred incoming projections for Red nucleus

The following brain regions send axons into Red nucleus: Interpositus Nucleus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.


  • Abbreviation Source: NeuroNames_abbrevSource
  • This visualization was created by the Scalable Brain Atlas group and is based on the Rhesus Monkey - Paxinos et al. 2000

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Notes

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Facts about Red nucleusRDF feed
AbbrevSourceNeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
AfferentProjectionsCerebellum  +, and Primary motor cortex  +
ChemoDefiningCriteriaComplement component 1, q subcomponent-like 2 (C1QL2) marker for red nucleus neurons.
Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
CytoDefiningCriteriaHigher concentration of large cell bodies than in surrounding regions.
DefiningCriteriacyto-architecture, chemoarchitecture  +
DefinitionLarge round nucleus located in the midbrain tegmentum, consisting of a magnocellular and parvicellular portion in most species studied.
EfferentProjectionsSpinal cord  +, and Inferior olivary complex  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Has rolePONS reference structure  +
Idbirnlex_1478  +
Is part ofMidbrain tegmentum  +
LabelRed nucleus  +
ModifiedDate13 July 2012  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=496  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SpeciesMammal  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
SynonymNucleus ruber  +
UmlscuiC0034910  +