Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific; sequence-specific DNA binding activity; and transcription factor binding activity. Involved in eye development; negative regulation of myeloid cell differentiation; and visual learning. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; limb; and sensory organ. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cleft palate, cardiac defects, and intellectual disabillity. Orthologous to human MEIS2 (Meis homeobox 2).