PROSITE documentation PDOC00744 [for PROSITE entry PS00962]
Ribosomal protein S2 signatures
Ribosomal protein S2 is one of the proteins from the small ribosomal subunit.
S2 belongs to a family of ribosomal proteins which, on the basis of sequence
1, 2], groups:
Algal and plant chloroplast S2.
Higher eukaryotes P40 (previously thought to be a laminin receptor).
Plant mitochondrial S2.
Yeast mitochondrial MRP4.
S2 is a protein of 235 to 394 amino-acid residues. As signature patterns, we
selected two conserved regions. One is located in the N-terminal section and
the other in the central section.
December 2004 / Pattern and text revised.
PROSITE methods (with tools and information) covered by this documentation:
PS00962; Ribosomal protein S2 signature 1 (PATTERN)
PS00963; Ribosomal protein S2 signature 2 (PATTERN)
1 Authors Davis S.C., Tzagoloff A., Ellis S.R.
Title Characterization of a yeast mitochondrial ribosomal protein structurally related to the mammalian 68-kDa high affinity laminin receptor.
Source J. Biol. Chem. 267:5508-5514(1992).
PubMed ID 1531984
2 Authors Tohgo A., Takasawa S., Munakata H., Yonekura H., Hayashi N., Okamoto H.
Title Structural determination and characterization of a 40 kDa protein isolated from rat 40 S ribosomal subunit.
Source FEBS Lett. 340:133-138(1994).
PubMed ID 8119397
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