Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits several functions, including E-box binding activity; aryl hydrocarbon receptor binding activity; and protein dimerization activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; lymphocyte homeostasis; and regulation of gene expression. Localizes to the cytosol and nucleus. Used to study congenital nystagmus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in retinitis pigmentosa. Orthologous to human AHR (aryl hydrocarbon receptor).