The nucleus is divided into three parts, from rostral to caudal (top to bottom in humans):
The spinal trigeminal nucleus is further subdivided into three parts, from rostral to caudal:
There is also a distinct trigeminal motor nucleus that is medial to the chief sensory nucleus.
Interactions of Galanin with Endomorphin-2, Vasopressin and Oxytocin in Nociceptive Modulation of the Trigemino-Hypoglossal Reflex in Rats
Sep 01, 2008; Summary Galanin (GAL) is suggested to be a neuropeptide involved in pain transmission. In this study we tried to determine,...