Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Enables cytosine C-5 DNA demethylase activity and oxidative DNA demethylase activity. Predicted to be involved in DNA dealkylation involved in DNA repair and oxidative DNA demethylation. Predicted to act upstream of or within DNA repair. Predicted to be located in nucleoplasm. Orthologous to human ALKBH2 (alkB homolog 2, alpha-ketoglutarate dependent dioxygenase).