Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription factor activity; sequence-specific DNA binding activity; and transcription corepressor activity. Involved in several processes, including endosome to lysosome transport; in utero embryonic development; and intestinal epithelial cell differentiation. Localizes to condensed nuclear chromosome and transcriptional repressor complex. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; early conceptus; genitourinary system; gut; and liver and biliary system. Orthologous to human CDX2 (caudal type homeobox 2).