Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits DNA-binding transcription factor activity, RNA polymerase II-specific and RNA polymerase II cis-regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including cartilage development; neurogenesis; and regulation of transcription, DNA-templated. Localizes to nucleus and transcription regulator complex. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; nervous system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human SOX5 (SRY-box transcription factor 5).