Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have DNA binding activity and metal ion binding activity. Involved in generation of neurons. Predicted to localize to cytosol and nucleoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; eye; genitourinary system; heart; and nervous system. Used to study chromosome 1p36 deletion syndrome. Orthologous to human CASZ1 (castor zinc finger 1).