12 May 2006
Vol 312, Issue 5775

About The Cover

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COVER The structure of cowpea chlorotic mottle virus, a plant virus, in its open and closed forms, with a section of the capsid removed from the closed form to illustrate the interior cavity. This virus serves as a biotemplate for viral-based nanomaterials applications. See the Perspective on page 873, which is part of a special section beginning on page 869. Image: J. Hilmer, created with UCSF Chimera