Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific and chromatin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in regulation of mitotic spindle assembly and sister chromatid cohesion. Localizes to the chromatin. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal dominant mental retardation 47. Orthologous to human STAG1 (stromal antigen 1).