08 July 2014
Vol 7, Issue 333

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that describes how the myoendothelial projection, a specialized site where endothelial cells contact smooth muscle cells of arteries, functions as a localized calcium signaling domain transmitting endothelium-derived relaxation signals. The image shows an artist's rendition of the myoendothelial projections extending down from endothelial cells through the inner elastic lamina and onto the smooth muscles below. [Image: V. Altounian/Science Signaling].