Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have rRNA binding activity. Predicted to be involved in mitochondrial large ribosomal subunit assembly and positive regulation of mitochondrial translation. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including adrenal gland; alimentary system; genitourinary system; liver lobe; and vibrissa. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in combined oxidative phosphorylation deficiency. Orthologous to human FASTKD2 (FAST kinase domains 2).