UniProt functional annotation for Q5SHP8

UniProt code: Q5SHP8.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
 
Function: This protein binds directly to 23S ribosomal RNA (By similarity).
 
Function: Contacts the 16S rRNA of the 30S subunit in two different positions helping to form bridges B5 and B8.
 
Subunit: Part of the 50S ribosomal subunit. Contacts protein L19. Forms a bridge to the 30S subunit in the 70S ribosome, contacting the 16S rRNA.
Mass spectrometry: Mass=13304; Method=MALDI; Range=1-122; Source=PubMed:16287167;
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L14P family.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.