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PROSITE documentation PDOC00506 [for PROSITE entry PS00586]

Ribosomal protein L16 signatures





Description

Ribosomal protein L16 is one of the proteins from the large ribosomal subunit. In Escherichia coli, L16 is known to bind directly the 23S rRNA and to be located at the A site of the peptidyltransferase center. It belongs to a family of ribosomal proteins which, on the basis of sequence similarities [1], groups:

  • Eubacterial L16.
  • Algal and plant chloroplast L16.
  • Cyanelle L16.
  • Plant mitochondrial L16.

L16 is a protein of 133 to 185 amino-acid residues. As signature patterns, we selected two conserved regions in the central section of these proteins.

Last update:

December 2004 / Pattern and text revised.

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Technical section

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

RIBOSOMAL_L16_1, PS00586; Ribosomal protein L16 signature 1  (PATTERN)

RIBOSOMAL_L16_2, PS00701; Ribosomal protein L16 signature 2  (PATTERN)


Reference

1AuthorsOtaka E. Hashimoto T. Mizuta K. Suzuki K.
SourceProtein Seq. Data Anal. 5:301-313(1993).



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