UniProt functional annotation for Q5SHQ1

UniProt code: Q5SHQ1.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
Function: Required for the assembly of 30S particles and may also be responsible for determining the conformation of the 16S rRNA at the A site (By similarity). Binds 16S rRNA in center of the 30S subunit head. {ECO:0000250}.
Cofactor: Name=Zn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29105; Evidence={ECO:0000269|PubMed:9746356}; Note=Binds 1 zinc ion per subunit. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:9746356};
Subunit: Part of the 30S ribosomal subunit. Forms a tight complex with proteins S3 and S10, which cover it.
Mass spectrometry: Mass=7010; Method=MALDI; Range=2-61; Evidence={ECO:0000269|PubMed:16287167};
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein S14P family. Zinc- binding S14P subfamily. {ECO:0000305}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.