miR-TRAP (image) Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Caption MicroRNAs suppress gene expression by binding target mRNA and joining an RNA-induced silencing complex. A simple new technique called miR-TRAP captures the complex, allowing researchers to more easily identify an miRNA's target. Credit Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Usage Restrictions Please contact Heather Buschman at firstname.lastname@example.org for permission. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.