UniProt functional annotation for Q72I06

UniProt code: Q72I06.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB27 / ATCC BAA-163 / DSM 7039).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
Function: One of the early assembly proteins it binds 23S rRNA. One of the proteins that surrounds the polypeptide exit tunnel on the outside of the ribosome. Forms the main docking site for trigger factor binding to the ribosome (By similarity).
Subunit: Part of the 50S ribosomal subunit. Contacts protein L29, and trigger factor when it is bound to the ribosome (By similarity).
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L23P family.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.