KDM3B

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KDM3B

A gene on chromosome 2p11.2 that encodes lysine-specific demethylase 3B, which demethylates histone H3 and thus plays a central role in histone code. The demethylation reaction generates formaldehyde and succinate. KDM3B may have tumour suppressor activity.
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