SOURCE: Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc.

September 07, 2010 06:05 ET

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. Announces That It Has Successfully Created Transgenic Silkworm

LANSING, MI--(Marketwire - September 7, 2010) - Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCBB: KBLB), a biotechnology company focused on the development of commercially significant high performance polymers including spider silk, today confirmed that scientists working in collaboration with the Company have successfully created transgenic silkworms. The silkworms were successfully genetically engineered with targeted spider silk DNA sequences.

"We are very excited to be able to announce our genetic engineering success," said CEO Kim K. Thompson. "The creation of these transgenics was greeted with much celebration among the scientists and in the corporate office. In my view our accomplishment establishes that we have been on the right track all along. This achievement is a landmark event for the Company. It clears a major hurdle in our path and puts us well ahead of our development schedule."

In addition to the news released today, the Company plans to hold a press conference to discuss other significant laboratory developments. That conference is expected to take place later this month. Earlier this year the Company entered into a new collaborative research and development agreement with the University of Notre Dame relating to the development of new polymers.

For more information on Kraig Biocraft Laboratories please visit the Company's web site: www.KraigLabs.com

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    Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc.
    Kim K. Thompson
    CEO
    (517) 336-0807
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