Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific and RNA polymerase II transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in cellular response to leukemia inhibitory factor and positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to transcription regulator complex. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; gut; heart; nervous system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human MGA (MAX dimerization protein MGA).