Contents. List of Contributors. Introduction to the Series (A.M. Tartakoff). Preface (R.E. Dalbey). Membrane Protein Assembly (P. Whitley and G. von Heijne). Membrane Insertion of Small Proteins: Evolutionary and Functional Aspects (D. Kiefer and A. Kuhn). Protein Translocation Genetics (K. Ito). Biochemical Analyses of Components Comprising the Protein Translocation Machinery of Escherichia Coli (S. Matsuyama and S. Mizushima). Pigment-Protein Complex Assembly in Rhodobacter Sphaeroides and Rhodobacter Capsulatus (A.R. Varga and S. Kaplan). Identification and Reconstitution of Anion Exchange Mechanisms in Bacteria (A. Varadhachary and P.C. Maloney). Helix Packing in the C-Terminal Half of Lactose Permease (H.R. Kaback, K. Jung, H. Jung, J. Wu, G.G. Prive, and K. Zen). Export and Assembly of Outer Membrane Proteins in E Coli (J. Tommassen and H. de Cock). Structure-Function Relationships in the Membrane Channel Porin (G.E. Schulz). Role of Phospholipids in Escherichia Coli Cell Function (W. Dowhan). Mechanism of Transmembrane Signaling in Osmoregulation (A.A. Rampersaud). Index.