Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription factor activity; sequence-specific DNA binding activity; and transcription coactivator binding activity. Involved in several processes, including hematopoietic or lymphoid organ development; negative regulation of thymocyte apoptotic process; and regulation of gene expression. Localizes to external side of plasma membrane and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system; sensory organ; and thyroid gland. Used to study Sjogren's syndrome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in immunodeficiency 42. Orthologous to human RORC (RAR related orphan receptor C).