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EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT & STEM CELL COMPENDIUM
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Cardiac Fibroblasts (Mcrdm)


Hrt.Mcrdm.CFCs

Cardiac fibroblasts are essential for the maintenance of myocardial architecture, as interstitial fibroblasts derived from epicardium-derived cells (EPDCs) which physically support the surrounding cardiomyocytes and comprise a significant proportion of the myocardial wall while acting as supporting scaffold cells.

E12.5 - E(N/A)
Subendocardial Fibroblasts, Interstitial Fibroblasts
Epicardium
Cardiac Fibroblasts
Multiple Ancestors Single Ancestor No Descendants Develops from Part of Parent