Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits chromatin binding activity. Predicted to contribute to DNA-directed 5'-3' RNA polymerase activity. Predicted to be involved in transcription by RNA polymerase II. Predicted to colocalize with nuclear chromosome, telomeric region. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; integumental system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human POLR2B (RNA polymerase II subunit B).