Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have nucleosome binding activity. Predicted to be involved in DNA replication-independent nucleosome organization; positive regulation of transcription elongation from RNA polymerase II promoter; and transcription elongation from RNA polymerase II promoter. Predicted to localize to FACT complex. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; hindlimb phalanx; integumental system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human SUPT16H (SPT16 homolog, facilitates chromatin remodeling subunit).