Ventral Posterior Nucleus
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-6-1320-0479-6;
The ventral posterior nucleus is the somato-sensory relay nucleus in thalamus of the brain.The ventral posterior nucleus receives neuronal input from the medial lemniscus, spinal lemniscus, spinothalamic tracts, and trigeminothalamic tract. It projects to the somatosensory cortex and the ascending reticuloactivation system. The ventral posterior nucleus is divided into: Ventral posterolateral nucleus, which e.g. receives sensory information from the the body.
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