Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have DNA binding activity; DNA-directed 5'-3' RNA polymerase activity; and zinc ion binding activity. Involved in transcription by RNA polymerase II. Predicted to localize to RNA polymerase I complex; RNA polymerase II, core complex; and RNA polymerase III complex. Is expressed in several structures, including cerebral cortex; nose; submandibular gland primordium; thymus primordium; and tooth. Orthologous to human POLR2K (RNA polymerase II, I and III subunit K).