Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have metal ion binding activity and nucleic acid binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II and positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to autophagosome. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; branchial arch; genitourinary system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human PEG3 (paternally expressed 3).