Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits histone binding activity. Involved in chromatin assembly or disassembly and chromatin remodeling. Localizes to condensed chromosome; nucleus; and pericentric heterochromatin. Predicted to colocalize with nuclear replication fork. Used to study Williams-Beuren syndrome. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; early conceptus; genitourinary system; lung mesenchyme; and retina. Orthologous to human BAZ1B (bromodomain adjacent to zinc finger domain 1B).