UniProt functional annotation for Q5SHP9

UniProt code: Q5SHP9.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
 
Function: One of two assembly initiator proteins, it binds directly to the 5'-end of the 23S rRNA, where it nucleates assembly of the 50S subunit (By similarity).
 
Function: One of the proteins that surrounds the polypeptide exit tunnel on the outside of the subunit.
 
Subunit: Part of the 50S ribosomal subunit.
Mass spectrometry: Mass=12057; Method=MALDI; Range=1-110; Source=PubMed:16287167;
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L24P family.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.