Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits chromatin binding activity; sequence-specific DNA binding activity; and transcription regulatory region DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including brain development; fat cell differentiation; and growth. Localizes to the nucleus and transcription factor complex. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; integumental system; sensory organ; and urinary system. Orthologous to human ATF5 (activating transcription factor 5).