UniProt functional annotation for Q72I04

UniProt code: Q72I04.

Organism: Thermus thermophilus (strain HB27 / ATCC BAA-163 / DSM 7039).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Thermales; Thermaceae; Thermus.
 
Function: One of the primary rRNA binding proteins, it binds directly near the 3'-end of the 23S rRNA, where it nucleates assembly of the 50S subunit. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP-Rule:MF_01325}.
 
Subunit: Part of the 50S ribosomal subunit. Forms a cluster with proteins L14 and L19. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP-Rule:MF_01325}.
Similarity: Belongs to the ribosomal protein L3P family. {ECO:0000255|HAMAP-Rule:MF_01325}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.