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.

Nucleic Acid BCT 5 mL tube

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

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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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 Blood Collection Tubes

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