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RT18A Antibody (N-term) Blocking Peptide

Synthetic peptide

Product Information
Primary Accession Q9NVS2
Peptide ID 91113027
Additional Information
Gene ID 55168
Other Names 28S ribosomal protein S18a, mitochondrial, MRP-S18-a, Mrps18a, S18mt-a, 28S ribosomal protein S18-3, mitochondrial, MRP-S18-3, MRPS18A
Format Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.
StorageMaintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.
PrecautionsThis product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name MRPS18A
Cellular Location Mitochondrion.
Research Areas
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Mammalian mitochondrial ribosomal proteins 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 that belongs to the ribosomal protein S18P family. The encoded protein is one of three that has significant sequence similarity to bacterial S18 proteins. The primary sequences of the three human mitochondrial S18 proteins are no more closely related to each other than they are to the prokaryotic S18 proteins.


Mungall, A.J., et al. Nature 425(6960):805-811(2003)Zhang, Z., et al. Genomics 81(5):468-480(2003)

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$ 80.00
Cat# BP9746a
(40 western blots)
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