Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits DNA binding activity and promoter-specific chromatin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including RNA polymerase II core complex assembly; positive regulation by host of viral transcription; and transcription initiation from RNA polymerase II promoter. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in cerebral cortex; pancreas; and testis. Orthologous to human GTF2B (general transcription factor IIB).