Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Enables DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific. Involved in several processes, including lung epithelial cell differentiation; negative regulation of cell population proliferation; and nervous system development. Acts upstream of or within animal organ development; negative regulation of cell population proliferation; and response to bacterium. Located in cerebellar mossy fiber and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; limb; nervous system; and respiratory system. Orthologous to human NFIB (nuclear factor I B).