Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits DNA binding activity and DNA-binding transcription repressor activity, RNA polymerase II-specific. Involved in several processes, including keratinocyte migration; keratinocyte proliferation; and regulation of gene expression. Localizes to the nuclear chromatin. Used to study Huntington's disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; genitourinary system; gut; immune system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human PPARD (peroxisome proliferator activated receptor delta).