Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits chromatin binding activity and sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Predicted to contribute to histone-lysine N-methyltransferase activity. Involved in several processes, including chromatin organization; positive regulation of nitrogen compound metabolic process; and regulation of osteoblast differentiation. Localizes to the cytoplasm and nuclear chromosome, telomeric region. Used to study growth hormone secreting pituitary adenoma; hyperparathyroidism; multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1; and prolactinoma. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in endocrine gland cancer (multiple); hyperparathyroidism; and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1. Orthologous to human MEN1 (menin 1).