UniProt functional annotation for Q5SLP8

UniProt code: Q5SLP8.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
Function: Located on the outer edge of the platform on the body of the 30S subunit.
Subunit: Part of the 30S ribosomal subunit. Forms a tight heterodimer with protein S18. May make transient contacts with protein L2 of the 50S subunit during translation.
Mass spectrometry: Mass=11973; Method=MALDI; Range=1-101; Evidence={ECO:0000269|PubMed:16287167};
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein S6P family. {ECO:0000305}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.