Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits histone binding activity and transcription coactivator activity. Involved in several processes, including nucleosome assembly; regulation of apoptotic process; and regulation of transcription, DNA-templated. Localizes to the PML body and cytosol. Colocalizes with the heterochromatin. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in ovary epithelial cancer. Orthologous to human DAXX (death domain associated protein).