External Ids for RPS20 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RPS20 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 40S subunit. The protein belongs to the S10P family of ribosomal proteins. It is located in the cytoplasm. This gene is co-transcribed with the small nucleolar RNA gene U54, which is located in its second intron. As is typical for genes encoding ribosomal proteins, there are multiple processed pseudogenes of this gene dispersed through the genome. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been identified for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Apr 2009]
GeneCards Summary for RPS20 Gene
RPS20 (Ribosomal Protein S20) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RPS20 include Familial Colorectal Cancer Type X. Among its related pathways are Activation of the mRNA upon binding of the cap-binding complex and eIFs, and subsequent binding to 43S and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include poly(A) RNA binding and structural constituent of ribosome.