Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription repressor activity, RNA polymerase II-specific and RNA polymerase II cis-regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to nucleus and transcription factor complex. Is expressed in several structures, including 1st branchial arch; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system gland; hepatic primordium; and lung. Orthologous to human SNAI3 (snail family transcriptional repressor 3).