Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Involved in camera-type eye development; embryonic body morphogenesis; and positive regulation of cell population proliferation. Localizes to nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in coloboma. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; embryo mesenchyme; limb; neural ectoderm; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human MAB21L2 (mab-21 like 2).