Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits chromatin binding activity and transcription corepressor activity. Involved in cell-cell junction assembly; negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II; and vasculogenesis. Predicted to localize to cytosol and nucleus. Is expressed in adrenal gland; embryo; eye; inner ear; and otocyst. Orthologous to human HDAC7 (histone deacetylase 7).