Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific and RNA polymerase II proximal promoter sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including anterior/posterior pattern specification; brain development; and inner ear morphogenesis. Predicted to localize to the nucleus. Orthologous to human OTX1 (orthodenticle homeobox 1).