August 2003 issue
Cover illustration: In tetradecyltrimethylammonium bromide, commonly used as a surfactant and germicide, the tetradecyl chain is extended in a zigzag form. The molecules are packed in layers, with the chains parallel within a layer and antiparallel in alternate layers. See Ramos Silva, Matos Beja & Paixão [Acta Cryst. E59, o1151-o1152].