Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription repressor activity, RNA polymerase II-specific; HMG box domain binding activity; and RNA polymerase II transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; early conceptus; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system gland; and musculoskeletal system. Orthologous to human HIVEP1 (HIVEP zinc finger 1).