Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to be a structural constituent of ribosome. Predicted to be involved in ribosomal large subunit assembly and translation. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; ganglia; musculoskeletal system; trigeminal nerve; and urinary system. Orthologous to human MRPL20 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L20).