UniProt functional annotation for Q5SHP0

UniProt code: Q5SHP0.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
Function: One of the early assembly proteins (By similarity) it binds 23S rRNA. One of the proteins that surrounds the polypeptide exit tunnel on the outside of the ribosome. Forms the main docking site for trigger factor binding to the ribosome (By similarity).
Subunit: Contacts protein L29, and trigger factor when it is bound to the ribosome (By similarity). Part of the 50S ribosomal subunit.
Mass spectrometry: Mass=10737; Method=MALDI; Range=1-96; Source=PubMed:16287167;
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L23P family.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.