Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 6.0.0)
Enables chromatin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in positive regulation of macroautophagy; regulation of DNA-templated transcription; and transcription elongation by RNA polymerase II. Predicted to be located in nucleoplasm. Predicted to be part of DSIF complex. Is expressed in several structures, including blastocyst; early embryo; genitourinary system; limb mesenchyme; and nervous system. Orthologous to human SUPT5H (SPT5 homolog, DSIF elongation factor subunit).