This title was first published in 1986. It comprises contemporary knowledge of the calcium pump of plasma membranes and associated fields of research.
1. The Cellular Calcium 2. The Ca2+ Homeostasis 3. Calcium and Cell Function 4. From the Discovery of the Ca2+ Pump in Plasma Membranes to the Demonstration of Its Ubiquitousness 5. Isolation and Purification of the Ca2+ Pump 6. Transport of Ca2+ and ATP Hydrolysis by the Ca2+ Pump 7. Other Properties and Coupling of Ca2+ Transport and ATP Hydrolysis 8. Partial Reactions of the Ca2+ ATPase 9. Activation by Magnesium and by Alkali Metal Ions 10. Calmodulin and Other Physiological Regulators of the Ca2+ Pump 11. Inhibitors of the Ca2+ Pump