(Chapter Headings) the History of Peptide Chemistry. Amide Formation, Deprotection, And Disulfide Formation in Peptide Synthesis. Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis. A-Helix Formation By Peptides in Water. Peptide Conformation: Stability and Dynamics. Structure-Function Studies of Peptide Hormones: An Overview. Neuropeptides: Peptides and Nonpeptide Analogs. Reversible Inhibitors of Serine Proteinases, Naturallly Occurring Miniproteins, Semisynthetic Variants, Recombinant Homologues and Synthetic Peptides. Design of Polypeptides. Chemical Combinatorial Libraries: Current Capabilities and Future Possibilities. Epitope Mapping with Peptides. Active Immunization Using Synthetic Peptides.