Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits methylcytosine dioxygenase activity. Involved in several processes, including dendrite morphogenesis; inner cell mass cell differentiation; and regulation of nucleobase-containing compound metabolic process. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; early conceptus; embryo ectoderm; genitourinary system; and liver. Orthologous to human TET1 (tet methylcytosine dioxygenase 1).