Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.2.0)
Predicted to be a structural constituent of ribosome. Predicted to be involved in erythrocyte homeostasis; rRNA processing; and ribosomal small subunit biogenesis. Predicted to act upstream of or within translation. Located in synapse. Is expressed in cerebral cortex ventricular layer and retina. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Diamond-Blackfan anemia 4. Orthologous to human RPS17 (ribosomal protein S17).