Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have DNA-binding transcription factor activity and RNA polymerase II cis-regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including embryonic morphogenesis; positive regulation of epithelial cell proliferation; and roof of mouth development. Predicted to localize to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; branchial arch; central nervous system; limb ectoderm; and sensory organ. Used to study split hand-foot malformation 1. Orthologous to human DLX6 (distal-less homeobox 6).