Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Deploys New Spider Silk DNA Synthesis Methodology
Published: Jun 12, 2018
To support this expanded research and development capability, the Company added two laboratory staff for increased testing throughput. The additional lab staff members have been trained and have conducted the majority of the microinjection effort.
By implementing this new validated protocol and completing these initial microinjections, the Company is looking forward to creating new transgenics, at Kraig Labs’ U.S. R&D headquarters, with an abridged development cycle and enhanced materials performance. The transgenics created using the new protocols are expected to be transitioned into Prodigy Textiles’, the Company’s recently announced Vietnamese subsidiary, commercial production process.
“Thanks to our lab and production teams’ considerable collaborative effort, this new methodology has already demonstrated the potential to significantly reduce our development timelines. To see it put into practice so quickly and to have already completed the first 2,500 test microinjections is very impressive,” said Jon Rice, COO. “I look forward to seeing this capability enable the next generation of recombinant spider silk fibers.”
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About Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc.
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (www.KraigLabs.com), a reporting biotechnology company, is the leading developer of genetically engineered spider silk-based fiber technologies.
The Company has achieved a series of scientific breakthroughs in the area of spider silk technology with implications for the global textile industry.
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