Table of ContentsPrenylation:C.A. Omer, R.E. Diehl, and A.M. Kral, Bacterial Expression and Purification of Human Protein Prenyltransferases Using Epitope-Tagged, Translationally Coupled Systems.J.F. Moomaw, F.L. Zhang, and P.J. Casey, Isolation of Protein Prenyltransferases from Bovine Brain and Baculovirus Expression System.Y. Reiss, Substrate Interactions of Protein Prenyltransferases.P.B. Cassidy, J.M. Dolence, and C.D. Poulter, Continuous Fluorescence Assay for Protein Prenyltransferases.H. Mitsuzawa and F. Tamanoi, In Vivo Assays for Farnesyltransferase Inhibitors with Saccharomyces cerevisiae.B.E. Caplin and M.S. Marshall, Mutagenesis and Biochemical Analysis of Recombinant Yeast Prenyltransferases.D.A. Mitchell and R.J. Deschenes, Characterization of Protein Prenylation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.A.L. Wilson and W.A. Maltese, Coupled Translation/Prenylation of Rab Proteins in Vitro. Y. Fukada, Prenylation and Carboxylmethylation of G-Protein gamma Subunit.A.D. Cox, Mutation and Analysis of Prenylation Signal Sequences.Y. Takai, K. Kaibuchi, A. Kikuci, and T. Sasaki, Effects of Prenyl Modifications on Interactions of Small G Proteins with Regulators.M.Dalton and M. Sinensky, Expression Systems for Nuclear Lamin Proteins: Farnesylation in Assembly of Nuclear Lamina.J. Inglese, Prenylation-Dependent Targeting of G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinases.J.A. Thissen, M.G. Barrett, and P.J. Casey, Prenylated Peptides in Identification of Specific Binding Proteins.R.M. Epand, F. Naider, and J.M. Becker, Lipid-Mediated a-Factor Interactions with Artificial Membranes.Prenylation-Dependent Processing:L. Liu, G.-F. Jang, C.C.Farnsworth, K. Yokoyama, J.A. Glomset, and M.H. Gelb, Synthetic Prenylated Peptides: Studying Prenyl Protein-Specific Endoprotease and Other Aspects of Protein Prenylation.B.A. Gilbert, Y.-T. Ma, and R.R. Rando, Inhibitors of Prenylated ProteinEndoprotease.C. Volker, M.H. Pillinger, M.R. Philips, and J.B. Stock, Prenylcysteine Analogs to Study Function of Carboxylmethylation in Signal Transduction.Y.-T. Ma, B.A. Gilbert, and R.R. Rando, Farnesylcysteine Analogs to Probe Role of Prenylated Protein Methyltransferase.M.N. Ashby and J. Rine, Ras and a-Factor Converting Enzyme.C.A. Hrycyna, S.J. Wait, P.S. Backlund, Jr., and S. Michaelis, Yeast STE14 Methyltransferase, Expressed as TrpE-STE14 Fusion Protein in Escherichia coli, for in Vitro Carboxylmethylation of Prenylated Polypeptides.Palmitoylation:B.M. Willumsen, Analysis of Ras Acylation Sites: Mutagenesis and Transfection.S.I. Patterson and J.H.P. Skene, Inhibition of Dynamic Protein Palmitoylation in Intact Cells with Tunicamycin.M. Bouvier, P. Chidiac, T.E. Hebert, T.P. Loisel, S. Moffett, and B. Mouillac, Dynamic Palmitoylation of G-Protein-Coupled Receptors in Eukaryotic Cells.M.E. Linder, C. Kleuss, and S.M. Mumby, Palmitoylation of G-Protein ( Subunits.A.I. Magee, J. Wootton, and J. de Bony, Detecting Radiolabeled Lipid-Modified Proteins in Polyacrylamide Gels.L.A. Camp and S.L. Hofmann, Assay and Isolation of Palmitoyl-Protein Thioesterase from Bovine Brain Using Palmitoylated H-Ras as Substrate.D.R. Pepperberg, D.F. Morrison, and P.J. OBrien, Depalmitoylation of Rhodopsin with Hydroxylamine.O.A. Bizzozero, Chemical Analysis of Acylation Sites and Species.Myristoylation:S. Zozulya, D. Ladant, and L. Stryer, Expression and Characterization of Calcium-Myristoyl Switch Proteins.P.A. Randazzo and R.A. Kahn, Myristoylation and ADP-Ribosylation Factor Function.L.J. Knoll, D.R. Johnson, M.L. Bryant, and J.I. Gordon, Functional Significance of Myristoyl Moiety in N-Myristoyl Proteins.P.A. Solski, L.A. Quilliam, S.G. Coats, C.J. Der, and J.E. Buss, Targeting Proteins to Membranes Using Signal Sequences for Lipid Modification.L. Berthiaume, S.M. Peseckis, and M.D. Resh, Synthesis and Use of Iodo-Fatty Acid Analogs.R.S. Bhatnagar and J.I. Gordon, Thermodynamic Studies of Myristoyl-CoA: Protein N-Myristoyltransferase Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry.T.A. Neubert and R.S. Johnson, High-Resolution Structural Determination of Protein-Linked Acyl Groups.M. Chow and N. Moscufo, Myristoyl Modification of Viral Proteins: Assays to Assess Functional Roles. Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Anchored Proteins:J. Vidugiriene and A.K. Menon, Biosynthesis of Glycosylphosphatidylinositol Anchors.K. Kodukula, S.E. Maxwell, and S. Udenfriend, Processing of Nascent Proteins to Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Anchored Forms in Cell-Free Systems.T. Kinoshita, T. Miyata, N. Inoue, and J. Takeda, Expression Cloning Strategies for Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Anchor Biosynthesis Enzymes and Regulators.S.D. Leidich, D.A. Drapp, and P. Orlean, Isolation and Characterization of Yeast Glycosylphosphatidylinositol Anchoring Mutants.S. Udenfriend and K. Kodukula, Prediction of ( Site in Nascent Precursor of Glycosylphosphatidylinositol Protein.S. Hirose, J.J. Knez, and M.E. Medof, Mammalian Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Anchored Proteins and Intracellular Precursors.P. Schneider and M.A.J. Ferguson, Microscale Analysis of Glycosylphosphatidylinositol Structures.M.A. Deeg and M.A. Davitz, Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Phospholipase D: A Tool for GlycosylphosphatidylinositolStructural Analysis.K. Mensa-Wilmot, J.C. Morris, A. Al-Qahtani, and P.T. Englund, Purification and Use of Recombinant Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Phospholipase C.M.P. Lisanti, Z. Tang, P.E. Scherer, and M. Sargiacomo, Caveolae Purification and Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Linked Protein Sorting in Polarized Epithelia.K.G. Rothberg, Caveolar Targeting of Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Anchored Proteins.Other Modifications:K.Sankaran, S.D. Gupta, and H.C. Wu, Modification of Bacterial Lipoproteins.Author Index.Subject Index.