Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to be a structural constituent of ribosome. Predicted to be involved in mitochondrial translation. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in central nervous system and retina. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in combined oxidative phosphorylation deficiency 2. Orthologous to human MRPS16 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein S16).