Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Enables DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific and RNA polymerase II cis-regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Acts upstream of or within positive regulation of DNA-templated transcription. Located in nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; genitourinary system; integumental system; limb mesenchyme; and sensory organ. Used to study lipodystrophy. Orthologous to human EBF1 (EBF transcription factor 1).