Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have sequence-specific double-stranded DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including diaphragm development; endocrine pancreas development; and nervous system development. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; genitourinary system; gut; lung epithelium; and node. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Currarino syndrome. Orthologous to human MNX1 (motor neuron and pancreas homeobox 1).