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Ribosomal protein L26
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Symbols RPL26 ; DBA11; L26
External IDs OMIM603704 MGI106022 HomoloGene113207 GeneCards: RPL26 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 6154 19941
Ensembl ENSG00000161970 ENSMUSG00000060938
UniProt P61254 P61255
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_000987 NM_009080
RefSeq (protein) NP_000978 NP_033106
Location (UCSC) Chr 17:
8.28 – 8.29 Mb
Chr 11:
68.9 – 68.91 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

60S ribosomal protein L26 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the RPL26 gene.[1][2]


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 L24P 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.[2]


RPL26 has been shown to interact with Mdm2.[3]


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