Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits identical protein binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of transcription, DNA-templated. Localizes to chromosomal region and pronucleus. Predicted to colocalize with nuclear chromosome, telomeric region. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; integumental system; nervous system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human CBX1 (chromobox 1).