histone demethylase activity (H3-K36 specific)

id: GO:0051864
name: histone demethylase activity (H3-K36 specific)
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the reaction: histone H3 N6-methyl-L-lysine (position 36) + alpha-ketoglutarate + O2 = succinate + CO2 + formaldehyde + lysine. This reaction is the removal of a methyl group from lysine at position 36 of the histone H3 protein.

Parent Functions

GO:0016706oxidoreductase activity, acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen, 2-oxoglutarate as one donor, and incorporation of one atom each of oxygen into both donors
GO:0032452histone demethylase activity