Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits DNA binding activity and chromatin binding activity. Involved in several processes, including histone acetylation; in utero embryonic development; and negative regulation of transcription, DNA-templated. Localizes to NuRD complex; cytoplasm; and heterochromatin. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; early conceptus; and retina. Orthologous to human MBD3 (methyl-CpG binding domain protein 3).