LSM8 is a symbol for the gene, LSM8 homolog, U6 small nuclear RNA associated, in humans. Other names include: U6 snRNA-associated Sm-like protein LSm8; LSM8 homolog, U6 small nuclear RNA associated (S. cerevisiae); NAA38. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 96 and a mass of 10.4 kDa. LSM8 is a member of the SnRNP Sm proteins family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Yeast, Rat, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.