Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits DNA binding activity and protein heterodimerization activity. Involved in embryonic pattern specification; lung development; and negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to the nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including ear; future brain; genitourinary system; musculoskeletal system; and respiratory system. Orthologous to human SIM2 (SIM bHLH transcription factor 2).