Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have several functions, including histone demethylase activity (H3-K9 specific); transcription coactivator activity; and transition metal ion binding activity. Involved in histone H3-K9 demethylation. Predicted to localize to kinetochore; nucleolus; and nucleoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; eye; genitourinary system; nervous system; and respiratory system. Orthologous to human PHF2 (PHD finger protein 2).