Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription factor activity and transcription regulatory region DNA binding activity. Involved in cholesterol homeostasis and positive regulation of pri-miRNA transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to the cytoplasm; membrane; and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in carotid artery disease; prostate cancer; type 1 diabetes mellitus; type 2 diabetes mellitus; and vascular dementia. Orthologous to human SREBF2 (sterol regulatory element binding transcription factor 2).