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EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT & STEM CELL COMPENDIUM
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Airway Smooth Muscle Cells (Trc)


Lng.Trc.ASMCs
Airway smooth muscle cells are present in the trachea and large airways and are innervated by week 8 of gestation. Airway smooth muscle controls the diameter of the airway tubes. Over-proliferation of airway smooth muscle cells is observed in chronic asthma.
Prenatal - Postnatal
Parabronchial smooth muscle
Airway Smooth Muscle Cells
Multiple Ancestors Single Ancestor No Descendants Develops from Part of Parent