FaDu was established in 1968 from a punch biopsy of an hypopharyngeal tumor removed from a Hindu patient. FaDu cells was found to contain bundles of tonofilaments in the cell cytoplasm and desmosomal regions were prominent at cell boundaries. The RFP Stable Cell Line-FaDu constitutively expresses RFP.
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This cryovial contains at least 1.0 × 10^6 cells as determined by morphology, trypan-blue dye exclusion, and viable cell count. The cells are tested free of microbial contamination.
Storage and Shipping
Store in liquid nitrogen and ship in dry ice.