Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific. Involved in muscle organ development; regulation of transcription, DNA-templated; and somitogenesis. Predicted to localize to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including esophagus; ganglia; limb; paraxial mesenchyme; and skeletal musculature. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congenital structural myopathy. Orthologous to human MYF6 (myogenic factor 6).