Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits chromatin binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of insulin-like growth factor receptor signaling pathway; negative regulation of phosphorylation; and positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to the cytoplasm and nucleus. Used to study spinocerebellar ataxia type 7. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in spinocerebellar ataxia type 7. Orthologous to human ATXN7 (ataxin 7).