UniProt functional annotation for Q72I15

UniProt code: Q72I15.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB27 / ATCC BAA-163 / DSM 7039).
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. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP-Rule:MF_01326}.
Function: One of the proteins that surrounds the polypeptide exit tunnel on the outside of the subunit. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP- Rule:MF_01326}.
Subunit: Part of the 50S ribosomal subunit.
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L24P family. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP-Rule:MF_01326}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.