Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits E-box binding activity; enzyme binding activity; and nuclear hormone receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including negative regulation of cell communication; negative regulation of cellular metabolic process; and response to peptide hormone. Localizes to the mitochondrion and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in advanced sleep phase syndrome. Orthologous to human CRY1 (cryptochrome circadian regulator 1).