Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.4.0)
Enables DNA binding activity. Involved in positive regulation of DNA-templated transcription and positive regulation of gene expression. Acts upstream of or within forebrain development; keratinocyte differentiation; and myelination in peripheral nervous system. Located in nucleus. Part of transcription regulator complex. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; early conceptus; sensory organ; and urinary system. Orthologous to human POU3F1 (POU class 3 homeobox 1).