Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including desmosome organization; establishment of skin barrier; and regulation of keratinocyte differentiation. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; heart; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human GRHL1 (grainyhead like transcription factor 1).