Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits several functions, including RNA polymerase II transcription factor binding activity; histone deacetylase binding activity; and peroxisome proliferator activated receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including positive regulation of cold-induced thermogenesis; regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II; and triglyceride mobilization. Localizes to several cellular components, including endoplasmic reticulum; mitochondrial outer membrane; and nuclear membrane. Is expressed in liver; nervous system; olfactory epithelium; and tooth. Used to study lipodystrophy. Orthologous to human LPIN1 (lipin 1).