Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits several functions, including POU domain binding activity; enzyme binding activity; and nuclear receptor activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; positive regulation of cell communication; and regulation of epithelial cell proliferation. Localizes to the cytoplasm; nucleus; and plasma membrane. Used to study androgen insensitivity syndrome; obesity; and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including androgen insensitivity syndrome; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; conduct disorder; reproductive organ cancer (multiple); and spinal muscular atrophy (multiple). Orthologous to human AR (androgen receptor).