UniProt functional annotation for P60491

UniProt code: P60491.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
 
Function: Binds directly to 23S ribosomal RNA and is necessary for the in vitro assembly process of the 50S ribosomal subunit. It is not involved in the protein synthesizing functions of that subunit (By similarity).
 
Mass spectrometry: Mass=13612; Method=MALDI; Range=2-118; Source=PubMed:16287167;
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L20P family.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.