TABLE 2

Binding of ribosomal protein L1 from the thermophilic and mesophilic Methanococcus species to their homologous 23S rRNA and mRNA

ProteinRNAKd (M)Saturation
level (%)
MjaL123S rRNA1.2 × 10-1060-90
mRNA-WT3.9 × 10-936-40
mRNA-M5 mutant2.5 × 10-767
MthL123S rRNA3.1 × 10-1060-65
mRNA-WT7.2 × 10-960-70
mRNA-M5 mutant3 × 10-880-90
MvaL123S rRNA5 × 10-939-65
mRNA-WT1.5 × 10-752-58
mRNA-M5 mutant