Heparin Microparticles at Work (image) University of Oregon Share Print E-Mail Caption Heparin microparticles used to deliver bone morphogenetic protein are shown, in red, binding to a defective femur in a rat. The heparin-based mix kept the the biomaterial used in the treatment localized to only the targeted area. Credit Image courtesy of Marian Hettiaratchi Usage Restrictions Use credit Share Print E-Mail 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.