Although this locus has an open reading frame that could produce a protein of the same or nearly the same size as that of the RPL17 gene, no convincing evidence of transcription exists. It is thus being annotated as a pseudogene. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2009]
GeneCards Summary for RPL17P39 Gene
RPL17P39 (Ribosomal Protein L17 Pseudogene 39) is a Pseudogene.