name: meiotic recombination initiation complex
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def: "A protein complex that initiates the formation of double-strand breaks (DSBs) required for meiotic recombination. Consists of a protein that catalyses formation of the double-strand breaks (Spo11 in S. cerevisiae and Rec12 in S. pombe), and a number of accessory proteins." [GOC:vw, PMID:12897161, PMID:20364342, PMID:21429938]
is_a: GO:0140513 ! nuclear protein-containing complex
relationship: part_of: GO:0000794 ! condensed nuclear chromosome
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