Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have DNA binding activity; DNA-binding transcription factor activity; and histone methyltransferase binding activity. Involved in neurogenesis and positive regulation of histone H3-K9 methylation. Predicted to localize to the nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 8. Orthologous to human PRDM12 (PR/SET domain 12).