(a full list of contents is available from the Publisher on request). Preface. List of Contributors. Chapter 1.Protein-lipid interactions and membrane heterogeneity (O.G. Moutitsen, R.L. Biltonen). 2. The nature of the lipid-protein interface and the influence of protein structure on protein-lipid interactions (D. Marsh). 3.Cooperative regulation of membrane enzymes by lipids (H. Sandermann Jr., T.M. Duncan, J.O. McIntyre,S. Fleischer). 4. Lipid-protein interaction in a biological membrane: Effect of cholesterol and acyl chaindegree of unsaturation (C.E. Castuma, M.T. Lamy-Freund, R.R. Brenner, S. Schreier). 5. Lipid-peptideinteractions in model systems: Membrane insertion and translocation of peptides (A.I.P.M. de Kroon, J. deGier, B. de Kruijff). 6. Protein-lipid interactions with peripheral membrane proteins (M.B. Sankaram, D.Marsh). 7. Genetic studies on the functions of membrane-forming phospholipids (T.P. McGee, M.K.Y. Fung,V.A. Bankaitis). 8. Lipid-protein interactions involved in bacteriophage M13 infection (M.A. Hemminga, J.C.Sanders, C.J.A.M. Wolfs, R.B. Spruijt). 9. Functional aspects of acetylcholine receptor-lipid interactions (S.E.Rankin, D.E. Raines, L.A. Dalton, K.W. Miller). 10. The lipid annulus of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptoras a locus of structural-functional interactions (F.J. Barrantes). 11. The(Ca2+-Mg2+)-ATPase and other membrane proteins: whatreconstitution tells us about the biological membrane (A.G. Lee, J.M. East). 12. The functional effects ofprotein and lipid dynamics in sarcoplasmic reticulum (D.D. Thomas, J.E. Mahaney). 13. Infraredspectroscopic studies of lipid-protein interactions in membranes (J.L.R. Arrondo, F.M. Goñi). 14.Lipid-protein interactions in controlled membrane protein array and crystal formation (A. Watts, C.Vénien-Bryan, M. Sami, C. Whiteway, J. Boulter, B. Sternberg). Index.