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. {ECO:0000250}.
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; Evidence={ECO:0000269|PubMed:16287167};
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L14P family. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP-Rule:MF_01367}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.