Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have methylated histone binding activity. Involved in positive regulation of transcription, DNA-templated; protein import into nucleus; and regulation of cell death. Localizes to the nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; early conceptus; and genitourinary system. Orthologous to human ING1 (inhibitor of growth family member 1).