Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (A.G. Lee). The Functional Roles of Lipids in Biological Membranes (D.B. Fenske, M.A. Monck, M.J. Hope, and P.R. Cullis). Principles of Membrane Protein Structure (M.S.P. Sansom and I.D. Kerr). Fatty Acid- and Isoprenoid-Linked Membrane Proteins (M. Parenti and A.I. Magee). The Biosynthesis of Membrane Proteins (D. Stephens, S. Kulkami, and B. Austen). Specifity of Lipid-Protein Interactions (D. Marsh). Effects of Lipid-Protein Interactions on Membrane Function (A.G. Lee). General Principles of Membrane Transport (I.C. West). Membrane Signaling Systems (C.U.M. Smith).