Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits toxin activity; transcription coactivator activity; and transcription corepressor activity. Involved in several processes, including determination of adult lifespan; male gonad development; and response to food. Localizes to cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; heart; liver; lung; and spleen. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in dentatorubral-pallidoluysian atrophy and schizophrenia. Orthologous to human ATN1 (atrophin 1).