Parvocellular red nucleus

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Brain: Parvocellular red nucleus
NeuroLex ID birnlex_725

| NeuroLex = Mitral Cell | NeuroLexID = nifext_120

The parvocellular red nucleus (RNp) is located in the rostral midbrain and is involved in motor coordination. Together with the magnocellular red nucleus, it makes up the red nucleus.[1]


  1. ^ Yamaguchi K, Goto N (2008). "Development of the human parvocellular red nucleus. A morphological study". Developmental Neuroscience 30 (5): 325–330. doi:10.1159/000142733. PMID 18594131.