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PROSITE documentation PDOC00052 [for PROSITE entry PS00053]

Ribosomal protein S8 signature





Description

Ribosomal protein S8 is one of the proteins from the small ribosomal subunit. In Escherichia coli, S8 is known to bind directly to 16S ribosomal RNA. It belongs to a family of ribosomal proteins which, on the basis of sequence similarities [1], groups:

  • Eubacterial S8.
  • Algal and plant chloroplast S8.
  • Cyanelle S8.
  • Archaebacterial S8.
  • Marchantia polymorpha mitochondrial S8.
  • Mammalian S15A.
  • Plant S15A.
  • Yeast S22 (S24).

As a signature pattern, we selected the best conserved region located in the C-terminal section of these proteins.

Last update:

April 2006 / Pattern revised.

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Technical section

PROSITE method (with tools and information) covered by this documentation:

RIBOSOMAL_S8, PS00053; Ribosomal protein S8 signature  (PATTERN)


Reference

1AuthorsOtaka E. Hashimoto T. Mizuta K.
SourceProtein Seq. Data Anal. 5:285-300(1993).



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