04 November 2014
Vol 7, Issue 350

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that describes how kinases recognize structurally formed consensus phosphorylation motifs in folded substrates. The image shows a model of the position of the residues in a structurally formed consensus motif (blue and pink residues) on α-tubulin (gray) with a peptide with a linear consensus motif above for comparison. [Image: Tiago José Paschoal Sobreira (Laboratório Nacional de Biociências, Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Energia e Materiais, Campinas, Brazil)]