11 June 2019
Vol 12, Issue 585

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that shows that AMPK ensures cell survival during energetic stress by stimulating the kinase Akt through the multiprotein complex mTORC2 (see also the associated Focus). The image shows a color-enhanced transmission electron micrograph of a hepatocyte. The mitochondria, which are the powerhouses of the cell, have been colored orange. [Image: Don W. Fawcett/Science Source]