05 September 2017
Vol 10, Issue 495

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that describes the pathway by which mitochondria transduce the increase in cytosolic Ca2+ caused by plasma membrane injury into a ROS-dependent repair response (see also the associated Focus). The image shows ROS production and actin polymerization as detected by fluorescent reporters near a plasma membrane injury site in a skeletal myofiber in an intact mouse bicep. [Image: Adam Horn and Jyoti Jaiswal/Children’s National Health System and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, USA]