Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in forebrain development and positive regulation of neuroblast proliferation. Predicted to localize to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human OTP (orthopedia homeobox).