Nucleic Acid BCT

Nucleic Acid BCT is a direct draw venous whole blood collection device that maintains draw-time concentrations of cell-free DNA, cell-free RNA and extracellular vesicles for up to 7 days when stored at room temperature. 

Once isolated from stored plasma, cell-free DNA and cell-free RNA are suitable for many downstream applications.

Nucleic Acid BCT is currently available in a 5 mL volume. 10 mL volume is coming soon.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Nucleic Acid BCT should only be used for research or the development of new assays.

All your workflows in one tube!

Nucleic Acid BCT Preanalytical workflows


  • Stabilizes sample for cell-free DNA, cell-free RNA and extracellular vesicles
  • 7-day sample stability when stored at room temp
  • Compatible with commercially available total plasma nucleic acid isolation kits


  • Limits degradation of white and red blood cells, providing sample integrity during storage, shipping and handling of blood samples
  • Room temperature storage reduces costs and complications associated with cold chain shipping
  • Eliminates the need for immediate plasma preparation
  • One plasma isolation protocol for both cell-free DNA and cell-free RNA
Blood collection tubes

Why does stabilization matter?

Stabilizing your samples can reduce shipping costs, ease handling concerns and increase lab efficiency.

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While stabilization tubes allow for long-term room temperature storage, it can be difficult to know which is the right one for your needs. How do you know when you’ve found “the one?”

DescriptionCatalog Number
6-tube pack (5.0 mL), RUO 230637
100-tube box (5.0 mL), RUO 230638
1000-tube case (5.0 mL), RUO 230639

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With our patented portfolio of stabilization solutions, you can ship and store samples at room temperature, mitigating pre-analytical variation in critical samples, easing handling concerns and allowing for batch processing.

Cell-Free DNA BCT blood collection tubes

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