UniProt functional annotation for P80372

UniProt code: P80372.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
Function: Binds the lower part of the 30S subunit head. Binds mRNA in the 70S ribosome, positioning it for translation.
Subunit: Part of the 30S ribosomal subunit. Forms a tight complex with proteins S10 and S14.
Mass spectrometry: Mass=26570; Method=MALDI; Range=2-239; Evidence={ECO:0000269|PubMed:16287167};
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein S3P family. {ECO:0000305}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.