UniProt functional annotation for Q72IA7

UniProt code: Q72IA7.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB27 / ATCC BAA-163 / DSM 7039).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
Function: This is one of the proteins that binds to the 5S RNA in the ribosome where it forms part of the central protuberance. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP-Rule:MF_01334}.
Subunit: Part of the 50S ribosomal subunit; part of the 5S rRNA/L5/L18/L25 subcomplex. Contacts the 5S rRNA. Binds to the 5S rRNA independently of L5 and L18. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP- Rule:MF_01334}.
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L25P family. CTC subfamily. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP-Rule:MF_01334}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.