10 March 2015
Vol 8, Issue 367

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article in which the structure of the G protein–coupled receptor rhodopsin was analyzed using TR-WAXS, a method that enables visualization of structural movements of proteins in their native membrane environment. The image shows rhodopsin in a phospholipid bilayer, with the region that moves upon activation with light highlighted. [Image: Erik Malmerberg, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA; University of Gothenburg, Sweden]