Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits DNA binding activity; kinase binding activity; and transcription factor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including entrainment of circadian clock by photoperiod; histone modification; and regulation of gene expression. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; nervous system; sensory organ; thymus; and tooth. Used to study attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Orthologous to human PER1 (period circadian regulator 1).