UniProt functional annotation for P32411

UniProt code: P32411.

Organism: Haloarcula marismortui (strain ATCC 43049 / DSM 3752 / JCM 8966 / VKM B-1809) (Halobacterium marismortui).
Taxonomy: Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Halobacteria; Halobacteriales; Halobacteriaceae; Haloarcula.
 
Function: Binds to the 23S rRNA. Binds deacetylated tRNA in the E site; when the tRNA binds a stretch of 7 amino acids are displaced to allow binding.
 
Cofactor: Binds 1 zinc ion per subunit (Probable).
Subunit: Part of the 50S ribosomal subunit. Interacts weakly with protein L15e. Binds the E site tRNA.
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L44e family.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.