Omaha, NE – Streck, Inc. and Veritas Corporation, a Tokyo- based distributor of cutting edge products from around the world to the Japanese life science research community, have signed a distribution agreement for Streck’s cell stabilization products.
Streck’s cell stabilization products include Cyto-Chex® BCT, a blood collection tube for the preservation of whole blood specimens for immunophenotyping by flow cytometry; Cell-Free DNA BCT®, a direct-draw blood collection tube which stabilizes nucleated blood cells and prevents the release of genomic DNA, allowing isolation of high-quality cell-free DNA for a wide range of downstream applications commonly used in clinical research studies, drug discovery and diagnostic assay development; Cell-Free RNA BCT®, a blood collection tube with a patented preservative which stabilizes circulating RNA in plasma and prevents the release of non-target background RNA from blood cells during sample processing and storage; and Cell-Free DNA Urine Preserve, a liquid reagent that stabilizes cell-free DNA in urine.
About Veritas Corporation
Veritas Corporation, established in 1972, provides unique and innovative products from five focus areas: clinical research, academia, drug development, environmental microbiology and specialty products. Veritas Corporation takes the concepts and features of a supplier’s products, keeping the developer’s intent in mind, and presents them in the most understandable forms to Japanese customers, who can use the products – backed up by our marketing strategies, technical support, education and corporate policies – with assurance.
About Streck, Inc.
Established in 1971, Streck develops and manufactures products for clinical and research laboratories. Streck’s passion for innovation, quality and service has allowed the organization to become a world leader in the development of quality control and diagnostic products that help laboratories ensure accurate and timely results for patients. Streck offers the industry’s leading automated erythrocyte sedimentation rate instrument and is a worldwide supplier of blood collection tubes that standardize methods for sample collection, stabilization and transportation. Expanding product lines include flow cytometry, body fluids and urinalysis with emerging products being developed for the burgeoning field of molecular diagnostics. For more information, visit www.streck.com.