Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Enables histone binding activity and sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in DNA methylation involved in gamete generation; histone methylation; and regulation of gene expression by genomic imprinting. Located in cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in eye and nervous system. Orthologous to human CTCFL (CCCTC-binding factor like).