Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have DNA-binding transcription factor activity, RNA polymerase II-specific and RNA polymerase II transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in dosage compensation by inactivation of X chromosome; meiotic recombination checkpoint; and spermatid development. Predicted to localize to nucleus. Is expressed in heart; liver; lung; metanephros; and reproductive system. Orthologous to human ZFY (zinc finger protein Y-linked).