Section headings and papers: List of contributors. Introduction. Separations. Principles and theory of capillary electrophoresis (S.M. Lunte, D.M. Radzik). Column technologies for capillary electrophoresis (J.K. Towns, F.E. Regnier). Electrokinetic chromatography (J.P. Foley, E.S. Ahuja). Detection. Optical detection strategies in capillary electrophoresis (S.A. Soper). Capillary electrophoresis/mass spectrometry (R.D. Smith, H.R. Udseth). Electrochemical detection for capillary electrophoresis (T.J. O'Shea). Applications. Sample preparations for capillary electrophoresis (D.K. Lloyd). Capillary electrophoresis in the study of amino acids (P.L. Weber). Capillary electrophoresis of peptides and proteins (K.L. Kostel). Separation of nucleic acids and oligonucleotides and sequencing of DNA fragments by capillary electrophoresis (R.P. Singhal, Jun Xian). The use of capillary electrophoresis in pharmaceutical development (Sou Chan Chang et al.). Capillary electrophoresis-based methods for in vivo analysis: single cell analysis and microdialysis sampling (B.L. Hogan). Index.