Membrane proteins continue to be prime drug targets because they perform essential processes in the cell including controlling the flow of information and materials between cells and mediating activities like hormone action and nerve impulses. The study of membrane proteins could lead to new and improved pharmaceutical treatments for a wide range of illnesses such as heart disease, cystic fibrosis and depression. This volume reviews the latest developments in the field. It discusses new discoveries, approaches, and ideas in the field of membrane proteins and reviews how they are being used to develop new drugs. It offers contributions from leading scholars and industry experts. This is a reference guide for researchers involved in molecular biology and related fields.