Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1)
Predicted to have DNA-binding transcription factor activity. Involved in neuron fate commitment and oligodendrocyte development. Predicted to localize to transcription regulator complex. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; dorsal root ganglion; early conceptus; embryo mesenchyme; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human OLIG1 (oligodendrocyte transcription factor 1).