Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits chromatin binding activity and sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in lens induction in camera-type eye; olfactory placode formation; and positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to nucleus and transcription regulator complex. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; genitourinary system; lung; sensory organ; and tooth. Orthologous to human POU2F1 (POU class 2 homeobox 1).