Binds to the inner side of the nucleosomal DNA thus altering the interaction between the DNA and the histone octamer. May be involved in the process which maintains transcribable genes in an unique chromatin conformation. Belongs to the HMGN family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Alt. Names/Synonyms: High mobility group nucleosome-binding domain-containing protein 2; high mobility group protein N2; high-mobility group (nonhistone chromosomal) protein 17; high-mobility group nucleosomal binding domain 2; HMG17; HMGN2; MGC5629; MGC88718; Non-histone chromosomal protein HMG-17; nonhistone chromosomal protein HMG-17