B. Merrifield, Concept and Early Development of Solid-Phase Peptide Synthesis.Methods for Solid-Phase Assembly of Peptides:P.F. Alewood, D. Alewood, L. Miranda, S. Love, W. Meutermans, and D. Wilson, Rapid in Situ Neutralization Protocols for Boc and Fmoc Solid-Phase Chemistries.J.M. Stewart, Cleavage Methods Following Boc-Based Solid-Phase Peptide Synthesis.D.A. Wellings and E. Atherton, Standard Fmoc Protocols.C.G. Fields and G.B. Fields, Trifluoroacetic Acid Cleavage and Deprotection of Resin-Bound Peptides Following Synthesis by Fmoc Chemistry.M. Meldal, Properties of Solid Supports.F. Albericio and L.A. Carpino, Coupling Reagents and Activation.M.F. Songster and G. Barany, Handles in Solid-Phase Peptide Synthesis.C. Blackburn and S.A. Kates, Solid-Phase Synthesis of Cyclic Homodetic Peptides.I. Annis, B. Hargittai, and G. Barany, Disulfide Bond Formation in Peptides.J. Kihlberg, M. Elofsson, and L.A. Salvador, Direct Synthesis of Glycosylated Amino Acids from Carbohydrate Peracetates and Fmoc Amino Acids: Solid-Phase Synthesis of Biomedicinally Interesting Glycopeptides.J.W. Perich, Synthesis of Phosphopeptides Using Modern Chemical Approaches.S.B.H. Kent, Chemoselective Ligation.A.C. Braisted, J.K. Judice, and J.A. Wells, Synthesis of Proteins by Subtiligase.F. Albericio, P. Lloyd-Williams, and E. Giralt, Convergent Solid-Phase Synthesis.M. Lebl and V.Krchnak, Peptide Libraries.Analytical Techniques:G.A. Grant, M.W. Crankshaw, and J. Gorka, Edman Sequencing as Tool for Characterization of Synthetic Peptides.A.J. Smith, Amino Acid Analysis.C.T. Mant, L.H. Kondejewski, P.J. Cachia, O.D. Monera, and R.S. Hodges, Analysis of Synthetic Peptides by High-performance Liquid Chromatography.A. Sanchez and A.J. Smith, Capillary Electrophoresis.S. Beranova-Giorgianni and D.M. Desiderio, Fast Atom Bombardment Mass Spectrometry of Synthetic Peptides.D.J. Burdick and J.T. Stults, Analysis of Peptide Synthesis Products by Electrospary Ionization Mass Spectrometry.W.T. Moore, Laser Desorption.Specialized Applications:T.W. Muir, P.E. Dawson, M.C. Fitzgerald, and S.B.H. Kent, Protein Signature Analysis for Studying Structure-Activity Relationships in Peptides and Proteins.J.L. Lauer and G.B. Fields, In Vitro Incorporation of Synthetic Peptides into Cells.Y-C. Yu, T. Pakalns, Y.Dori, J.B. McCarthy, M. Tirrell, and G.B. Fields, Construction of Biologically Active Protein Molecular Architecture Using Self-Assembling Peptide-Amphiphiles.E. Barbar, C. Woodward, and G. Barany, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Characterization of Synthetically Derived Partially Folded Proteins.J.P. Tam and J.C. Spetzler, Multiple Antigen Peptide System.J.D. Wade and G.W. Tregear, Relaxin.K.H. Mayo, Solution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Characterization of Peptide Folding.T.A. Cross, Solid-State NMR Characterization of the Gramicidin Channel Structure.R.H. Angeletti, L.F. Bonewald, G.B. Fields, Six-Year Study of Peptide Synthesis.Index.