Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to contribute to DNA binding activity and nucleosome binding activity. Involved in gastrulation; muscle cell differentiation; and osteoblast differentiation. Localizes to nuclear chromatin. Is expressed in several structures, including branchial arch; cardiovascular system; central nervous system; limb bud; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human HIRA (histone cell cycle regulator).