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60S ribosomal protein L18

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Covid-19
Species  Human
Entrez  6141
Human  Mouse
Ensembl  ENSG00000063177
60S ribosomal protein L18
Aliases  RPL18, L18, ribosomal protein L18
External IDs  MGI: 98003 HomoloGene: 756 GeneCards: RPL18

60S ribosomal protein L18 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the RPL18 gene.

Ribosomes, the organelles that catalyze protein synthesis, consist of a small 40S subunit and a large 60S subunit. Together these subunits are composed of 4 RNA species and approximately 80 structurally distinct proteins. This gene encodes a ribosomal protein that is a component of the 60S subunit. The protein belongs to the L18E family of ribosomal proteins. It is located in the cytoplasm. As is typical for genes encoding ribosomal proteins, there are multiple processed pseudogenes of this gene dispersed through the genome.

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60S ribosomal protein L18 Wikipedia


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