Gene Symbol: MRP20
Description: mitochondrial 54S ribosomal protein YmL41
Alias: mitochondrial 54S ribosomal protein YmL41
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Fearon K, Mason T. Structure and function of MRP20 and MRP49, the nuclear genes for two proteins of the 54 S subunit of the yeast mitochondrial ribosome. J Biol Chem. 1992;267:5162-70 pubmed
    b>MRP20 and MRP49 are proteins of the large subunit of the mitochondrial ribosome in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Their genes were identified through immunological screening of a genomic library in the expression vector lambda gt11...
  2. Kitakawa M, Graack H, Grohmann L, Goldschmidt Reisin S, Herfurth E, Wittmann Liebold B, et al. Identification and characterization of the genes for mitochondrial ribosomal proteins of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Eur J Biochem. 1997;245:449-56 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, we determined the N-terminal amino acid sequences of seven small subunit proteins and subsequently identified the genes for five of them, three of which were found to be new. ..
  3. Jia L, Kaur J, Stuart R. Mapping of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae Oxa1-mitochondrial ribosome interface and identification of MrpL40, a ribosomal protein in close proximity to Oxa1 and critical for oxidative phosphorylation complex assembly. Eukaryot Cell. 2009;8:1792-802 pubmed publisher
    ..that a close physical and functional relationship exists between MrpL40 and another large ribosomal protein, the Mrp20/L23 protein, is also provided...
  4. Gruschke S, Gröne K, Heublein M, Hölz S, Israel L, Imhof A, et al. Proteins at the polypeptide tunnel exit of the yeast mitochondrial ribosome. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:19022-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This unique architecture of the tunnel exit is presumably an adaptation of the translation system to the specific requirements of the organelle. ..
  5. Kaur J, Stuart R. Truncation of the Mrp20 protein reveals new ribosome-assembly subcomplex in mitochondria. EMBO Rep. 2011;12:950-5 pubmed publisher
    Mitochondrial ribosomal protein 20 (Mrp20) is a component of the yeast mitochondrial large (54S) ribosomal subunit and is homologous to the bacterial L23 protein, located at the ribosomal tunnel exit site...
  6. Jia L, Dienhart M, Schramp M, McCauley M, Hell K, Stuart R. Yeast Oxa1 interacts with mitochondrial ribosomes: the importance of the C-terminal region of Oxa1. EMBO J. 2003;22:6438-47 pubmed
    ..Oxa1 can be cross-linked to Mrp20, a component of the large ribosomal subunit...