Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits histone demethylase activity (H3-K36 specific); histone demethylase activity (H3-K4 specific); and iron ion binding activity. Involved in histone lysine demethylation; negative regulation of osteoblast differentiation; and negative regulation of transcription, DNA-templated. Localizes to nucleolus. Is expressed in skeleton and tibia cartilage condensation. Orthologous to human RIOX1 (ribosomal oxygenase 1).