Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits several functions, including DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific; protein homodimerization activity; and transcription factor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including gastrulation; hematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation; and negative regulation of hematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation. Localizes to nuclear chromatin. Is expressed in several structures, including early embryo; egg cylinder; embryo mesoderm; mesendoderm; and metanephros. Orthologous to human MIXL1 (Mix paired-like homeobox).