Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits DNA binding activity; DNA-binding transcription factor activity; and transcription coactivator activity. Involved in several processes, including regulation of dendrite morphogenesis; regulation of transcription, DNA-templated; and transdifferentiation. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including early conceptus; eye; genitourinary system; gut; and nervous system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congenital malabsorptive diarrhea 4; glucose intolerance; and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human NEUROG3 (neurogenin 3).