Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits DNA binding activity; RNA binding activity; and lysine-acetylated histone binding activity. Involved in DNA methylation; chromatin organization; and negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase I. Localizes to chromatin silencing complex; nucleolus; and rDNA heterochromatin. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; early conceptus; eye; genitourinary system; and paraxial mesenchyme. Orthologous to human BAZ2A (bromodomain adjacent to zinc finger domain 2A).