Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have sequence-specific double-stranded DNA binding activity. Involved in embryo development; positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II; and regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter involved in ventral spinal cord interneuron specification. Predicted to localize to nucleoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; egg cylinder; genitourinary system; and limb bud. Orthologous to human EVX1 (even-skipped homeobox 1).