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Mitochondrial ribosomal protein L41

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Covid-19
Species  Human
Entrez  64975
Human  Mouse
Ensembl  ENSG00000182154
Mitochondrial ribosomal protein L41
Aliases  MRPL41, BMRP, MRP-L27, MRPL27, RPML27, PIG3, Mitochondrial ribosomal protein L41
External IDs  MGI: 1333816 HomoloGene: 13036 GeneCards: MRPL41

39S ribosomal protein L41, mitochondrial is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MRPL41 gene.

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 39S subunit protein that belongs to the YmL27 ribosomal protein family.

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Mitochondrial ribosomal protein L41 Wikipedia


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