Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Enables DNA binding activity. Involved in 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).