Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits toxin activity; transcription coactivator activity; and transcription corepressor activity. Involved in several processes, including determination of adult lifespan; growth; and male gonad development. Localizes to the cytoplasm and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy and schizophrenia. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; heart; liver; lung; and spleen. Orthologous to human ATN1 (atrophin 1).