Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including embryonic brain development; negative regulation of neuron apoptotic process; and nervous system development. Predicted to localize to the membrane and nuclear lumen. Used to study autism spectrum disorder. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autistic disorder. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; embryo ectoderm; genitourinary system; gut; and limb. Orthologous to human EN2 (engrailed homeobox 2).