An easy-to-use device for collection, preservation, and long-term storage of nucleic acids, the NUCLEIC-CARD™ matrix is chemically-treated to enable cell lysis and protein denaturation. Nucleic acids are immobilized and preserved for long-term storage at room temperature.1

Key features

  • Enables direct PCR amplification from a card punch, eliminating time-consuming extraction steps
  • Facilitates high-quality STR profiles with Applied Biosystems® direct PCR amplification kits2
  • Certified free of DNase, RNase, and amplifiable human DNA; ethylene oxide–treated
  • Helps prevent growth of microorganisms to enable long-term, room temperature storage
  • Customizable sample collection kits3
  • Available in a variety of configurations
    • 1, 2, or 4 sample collection areas per card
    • Plain white for blood and colored/indicating for buccal samples
    • Framed card options to maximize sample integrity with commercially-available punching systems
    • Integrated swab/card collection device to improve buccal cell collection

Product Highlight

The NUCLEIC-CARD™ Sample Collection Devices consists of a plastic holder carrying a framed NUCLEIC-CARD™ COLOR (1 spot). The NUCLEIC-CARD™ COLOR matrix is chemically-treated to enable cell lysis and protein denaturation.



Figure 1. An example of a profile generated from a blood sample deposited on a NUCLEID-CARD™ device using the Identifiler® Direct kit.
Figure 2. An example of a profile generated from a buccal sample deposited on a NUCLEID-CARD™ device using the NGM Select™ Express kit.





Figure 3. The complete, integrated workflow from Life Technologies for single-source samples using the NUCLEIC-CARD™ device enables laboratories to go from sample to result in as little as 2 hours.4

NUCLEIC-CARD™ devices

Cat. No.

Quantity

NUCLEIC-CARD™ 1 Spot

4474001

Case of 50

NUCLEIC-CARD™ 1 Spot

4473973

Case of 100

NUCLEIC-CARD™ COLOR 1 Spot

4473974

Case of 50

NUCLEIC-CARD™ Collection Device

4473980

Case of 100

NUCLEIC-CARD™ 2 Spots

4473975

Case of 100

NUCLEIC-CARD™ COLOR 2 Spots

4473976

Case of 50

NUCLEIC-CARD™ 4 Spots

4473977

Case of 100

NUCLEIC-CARD™ COLOR 4 Spots

4473978

Case of 50