Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits chromatin binding activity; methylated histone binding activity; and single-stranded RNA binding activity. Involved in sebaceous gland development. Localizes to the PRC1 complex and heterochromatin. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in breast cancer; multiple myeloma; and myeloid leukemia. Is expressed in brain. Orthologous to human CBX7 (chromobox 7).