Involved in oxidative DNA damage repair. Initiates repair of A*oxoG to C*G by removing the inappropriately paired adenine base from the DNA backbone. Possesses both adenine and 2- OH-A DNA glycosylase activities. Belongs to the Nth/MutY family. 6 isoforms of the human protein are produced by alternative splicing. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: DNA repair, damage; EC 3.2.2.-; Hydrolase; Mitochondrial; Tumor suppressor