Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits DNA binding activity; DNA-binding transcription factor activity; and chromatin binding activity. Involved in several processes, including T cell activation; chromatin organization; and negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to the nuclear heterochromatin and nuclear matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; integumental system; nervous system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human SATB1 (SATB homeobox 1).