Specifically binds 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC)-containing DNA in stem cells, suggesting that it acts as a specific reader of 5hmC in stem cells. May act as a peptidase; experimental evidences are however required to confirm this prediction.
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Protein Aliases: Abasic site processing protein HMCES; Embryonic stem cell-specific 5-hydroxymethylcytosine-binding protein; ES cell-specific 5hmC-binding protein; Peptidase HMCES; Putative endonuclease HMCES; putative peptidase SRAPD1; SRAP domain-containing protein 1; UPF0361 protein C3orf37
Gene Aliases: C3orf37; DC12; HMCES; SRAPD1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q96FZ2
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 56941