Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have DNA-binding transcription factor activity, RNA polymerase II-specific and transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in dorsal/ventral pattern formation; embryonic limb morphogenesis; and proximal/distal pattern formation. Predicted to localize to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including 1st branchial arch; brain; embryo ectoderm; inner ear; and nose. Orthologous to human SP8 (Sp8 transcription factor).