Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have DNA binding activity and protein dimerization activity. Involved in eye morphogenesis; negative regulation of retinal cell programmed cell death; and positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Predicted to localize to the nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; branchial arch; limb; maxillary process; and urinary system. Orthologous to human BHLHE23 (basic helix-loop-helix family member e23).