16 August 2016
Vol 9, Issue 441

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that demonstrates that the cyclic dinucleotide c-di-AMP prevents inappropriate activity of a transporter that helps bacterial cells adapt to osmotic stress. The image illustrates c-di-AMP binding to a component of the transporter OpuC. The blue and green lines represent solute transport through this multiprotein complex. [Image: Christopher Schuster, Imperial College London]