Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits activating transcription factor binding activity and cis-regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including adipose tissue development; brown fat cell differentiation; and positive regulation of cold-induced thermogenesis. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human ZNF516 (zinc finger protein 516).