24 January 2012
Vol 5, Issue 208

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that describes how a Ser-Thr protein kinase and pseudokinase work together to regulate the synthesis of the cell wall of Mycobacterium (see also the Perspective by Warner and Mizrahi). The image is a scanning electron micrograph of Mycobacterium smegmatis, a relative of the human pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. [Image: K. Papavinasasundaram, Department of Microbiology and Physiological Systems, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA]