Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits histone deacetylase binding activity; promoter-specific chromatin binding activity; and sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; artery development; and regulation of lymphocyte activation. Localizes to cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; embryo mesenchyme; reproductive system; retina; and skin. Used to study systemic lupus erythematosus. Orthologous to human PRDM1 (PR/SET domain 1).