methylcytosine dioxygenase activity

id: GO:0070579
name: methylcytosine dioxygenase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the reaction: methylcytosine + 2-oxoglutarate + O2 = 5-hydroxymethylcytosine + succinate + CO2.

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:0051213dioxygenase activity