Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Enables DNA binding activity. Involved in positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II and response to inorganic substance. Part of ATF1-ATF4 transcription factor complex. Is expressed in several structures, including branchial arch; early conceptus; genitourinary system; limb; and maxillary process. Orthologous to human ATF1 (activating transcription factor 1).