Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription factor activity; single-stranded DNA binding activity; and transcription corepressor activity. Involved in negative regulation of transcription, DNA-templated and positive regulation of transcription, DNA-templated. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in central nervous system; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system; sensory organ; and tooth. Orthologous to human SPEN (spen family transcriptional repressor).