UniProt functional annotation for P80380

UniProt code: P80380.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB8 / ATCC 27634 / DSM 579).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
Function: One of the primary rRNA binding proteins, it binds directly to 16S rRNA where it nucleates assembly of the bottom of the body of the 30S subunit, by binding to several RNA helices of the 16S rRNA.
Subunit: Part of the 30S ribosomal subunit.
Mass spectrometry: Mass=11572; Method=MALDI; Range=2-106; Evidence={ECO:0000269|PubMed:16287167};
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein S20P family. {ECO:0000305}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.