Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription factor activity, RNA polymerase II-specific; promoter-specific chromatin binding activity; and transcription regulatory region DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; positive regulation of angiogenesis; and vasculature development. Predicted to localize to the nuclear body. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including eyelid disease; lymphedema; obesity; ptosis; and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human FOXC2 (forkhead box C2).