SPO11_HUMAN Protein

Name Meiotic recombination protein SPO11
Description Required for meiotic recombination. Mediates DNA cleavage that forms the double-strand breaks (DSB) that initiate meiotic recombination (By similarity). Essential for the phosphorylation of SMC3, HORMAD1 and HORMAD2 (By similarity).
UniProt ID Q9Y5K1
Gene SPO11