Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have translation initiation factor binding activity. Predicted to be involved in erythrocyte homeostasis; ribosome biogenesis; and translation. Predicted to localize to cytosolic small ribosomal subunit. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Diamond-blackfan anemia 3. Orthologous to human RPS24 (ribosomal protein S24).