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mrps9

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Official Full Name
mitochondrial ribosomal protein S9
Background
Mammalian mitochondrial ribosomal proteins are encoded by nuclear genes and help in protein synthesis within the mitochondrion. Mitochondrial ribosomes (mitoribosomes) consist of a small 28S subunit and a large 39S subunit. They have an estimated 75% protein to rRNA composition compared to prokaryotic ribosomes, where this ratio is reversed. Another difference between mammalian mitoribosomes and prokaryotic ribosomes is that the latter contain a 5S rRNA. Among different species, the proteins comprising the mitoribosome differ greatly in sequence, and sometimes in biochemical properties, which prevents easy recognition by sequence homology. This gene encodes a 28S subunit protein.
Synonyms
MRPS9; mitochondrial ribosomal protein S9; 28S ribosomal protein S9, mitochondrial; 28S ribosomal protein S9; mitochondrial; MRP S9; RPMS9; S9mt; 28S ribosomal protein S9 mitochondrial; 28S ribosomal protein S9 mitochondrial precursor; MRP-S9; RT09_HUMAN; zgc:153172